Online porn: Charities hit out after ministers refuse to order an automatic block on internet filth

Online porn, the fight MUST go on: Furious charities hit out after ministers refuse to order an automatic block on internet filthPorn block has support of parents but ministers say no Child safety campaigners say Government has bowed to internet service providersCharities to continue the battle to protect vulnerable children | UPDATED: 07:39 GMT, 17 December 2012 Ministers were accused of putting the profits of internet giants ahead of the safety of children yesterday in the row over online porn. Child safety campaigners said the Coalition’s decision to veto an automatic block – despite clear evidence that parents support the idea – had left them ‘back at square one’. Rather than forcing users to ‘opt in’ for pornography, internet service providers will merely be asked to ‘actively encourage’ parents to switch on filters if children are likely to be using computers in the home