Apr 24 2013
Mr Cameron has insisted that the Government has a responsibility to provide “good clean Wi-fi” in public areas.
“We are promoting good clean Wi-fi in local cafes and elsewhere to make sure that people have confidence in public Wi-fi systems so that they not going to see things they shouldn’t,” he said, speaking to the Telegraph.
The coalition has already backed moves to introduce other web controls.
It is not yet clear whether restrictions will be enforced by the Internet service providers or though individual cafes and other public places.
We are promoting good clean Wi-fi
The Children’s Charities Coalition on Internet Safety, which includes the NSPCC and the Children’s Society, has called for a blanket ban on access to such sites via public networks.
Its secretary John Carr said: “We welcome any deal which is long overdue.
“Public access to the internet is a modern reality and we have to find a way of dealing with this growing problem.”