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: 23:01 GMT, 16 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’
Parents 'betrayed' on porn as ministers reject call for opt-in for online access Ministers claim experts advised against an automatic block forcing internet users to contact their Internet Service Providers to access porn Around 35 per cent of parents backed the 'opt-in' system | UPDATED: 01:20 GMT, 16 December 2012 Deputy Labour Leader Harriet Harman says the Government is doing 'very little' about increasing numbers of children being exposed to online porn Ministers were accused of betraying parents last night after they ruled out an automatic block on internet porn to protect children.
Law to regulate the Press could be abused, warns PM David Cameron wants newspapers to agree to an independent self-regulation system without the need to pass a new lawLabour published its plan to enforce Leveson's proposals which calls for him to oversee a new regulator | UPDATED: 00:38 GMT, 11 December 2012 A Labour proposal to write regulation of the Press into law was shot down by David Cameron yesterday with a warning that MPs might in future abuse the change to extend their powers over the media. The Prime Minister said he wants newspapers to agree a system of independent self-regulation with tough penalties for wrongdoing as outlined by Lord Justice Leveson – but without the need to pass a new law.
Stars who only want fame on their own terms | UPDATED: 09:12 GMT, 3 December 2012 Casting her spell over the media: Emma Watson wants state control The Hacked Off campaign demanding state control of the Press collects more than 80,000 signatures — and the support of Harry Potter author J. K.
Stars who only want fame on their own terms | UPDATED: 21:41 GMT, 2 December 2012 Casting her spell over the media: Emma Watson wants state control The Hacked Off campaign demanding state control of the Press collects more than 80,000 signatures — and the support of Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling, entertainer Stephen Fry and actress Emma Watson. It also provides a rallying cry for Labour leader Ed Miliband, who appears to hope the issue will destroy the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition, paving the way for a General Election his party will win
Ed Miliband backtracks on Leveson Report: Labour drops call for government watchdog Ofcom to oversee new Press rules (only a DAY after supporting 'entire' review) Yesterday Labour leader Ed Miliband said broadcasting regulator Ofcom is the 'right body' to verify independent press bodyToday deputy leader Harriet Harman says it need 'not necessarily' be OfcomTory and Lib Dem leaders both oppose involving quango Ofcom in regulation and a call to impose tougher data protection rules on journalists | UPDATED: 17:20 GMT, 30 November 2012 . When Mr Miliband spoke, he was heard in complete silence. He was hot for everything suggested by Lord Justice Brian Ed Miliband is preparing to drop his backing for Lord Leveson’s plan for broadcasting watchdog Ofcom to oversee the regulation of the press
Harman's adviser, the lobbyist against freedom of Press: Recruit worked for Grant’s Hacked Off campaign Gavin Freeguard worked for Hugh Grant's Hacked Off campaign and Media Standards Trust founded by Sir David Bell – assessor assisting LevesonBell is at heart of powerful nexus of left-of-centre individuals linked to Leveson inquiry into press standards which will published tomorrowPolitical adviser recruited from lobbyists pushing for statutory regulation Mr Freeguard's presence in Harriet Harman's team chimes with her already declared support for end to any kind of Press self-regulation | UPDATED: 08:13 GMT, 28 November 2012 Labour media spokesman Harriet Harman is employing a political adviser recruited from the lobbyists pushing for statutory regulation of the free Press. Gavin Freeguard was until recently working for the Media Standards Trust and its spin-off Hacked Off campaign which is spearheaded by actors Hugh Grant and Steve Coogan, and Formula 1 tycoon Max Mosley. The trust was founded by Sir David Bell, controversially chosen to be one of the assessors assisting Lord Justice Leveson to write his report on the future of newspapers