Victory for the Mail! Children WILL be protected from online porn after Cameron orders sites to be blocked automatically

Victory for the Mail! Children WILL be protected from online porn after Cameron orders automatic block on sites Prime Minister says it is 'utterly appalling that children are exposed to the 'darkest corners' of the internet Appoints Claire Perry MP as adviser on reversing commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood | UPDATED: 08:40 GMT, 20 December 2012 David Cameron says parents will have more control Children will be protected by a block on online pornography which parents will have to choose to have lifted, David Cameron vows today. After weeks of confusion over the Government’s plans to protect youngsters, the Prime Minister makes clear that under the proposals, web filters will be ‘default on’ for houses with children. In an article for the Daily Mail, the Prime Minister says it is ‘utterly appalling’ that so many children have been exposed to the ‘darkest corners’ of the internet, adding: ‘A silent attack on innocence is under way in our country today and I am determined that we fight it with all we’ve got.’ He announces that Conservative MP Claire Perry, who has led the campaign for a broader, automatic block on adult material for all internet users, is to be appointed as his adviser on reversing the commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood

Four in 10 parents say their children have been exposed to internet porn

Four in 10 parents say their children have been exposed to internet porn Shocking figures exposed in Department for Education consultationAlmost a third of parents say their sons or daughters have received sexually explicit emails or textsMore than 50 per cent of parents questioned in favour of stricter controls | UPDATED: 22:46 GMT, 7 December 2012 Shocking figures: Four out of ten parents say their children have been exposed to internet porn More than four in ten parents say that their children have been exposed to internet porn, an official survey reveals. Almost a third say their sons or daughters have received sexually explicit emails or texts and a quarter say they have been bullied online or on their phones. Many others have been exposed to websites promoting anorexia, self-harm and even suicide