Twisting the facts to fit the story – child porn nonsense

“Some 35,000 attempts to access child pornography websites are blocked in Britain every day, figures have revealed,” screeches the Daily Mail this morning. The Times says the same, that “the number of attempts to access websites hosting child pornography have trebled in the past 18 months”. And the BBC. And the Independent. And the Today programme on Radio 4 this morning. Oh, and the Scotsman. The Sun offers: “Shocking new figures show UK perverts are trying to access child porn websites 35,000 times a day.” And so on and so forth. The only problem with this scaremongering story is that it … Continue reading Twisting the facts to fit the story – child porn nonsense