Jul 18

Telcos must promote Web filters from Sept

The Media Development Authority (MDA) has made it compulsory for Internet service providers to promote Internet filters to customers amid the growing usage of the Web among children – made even more so with the popularity of mobile devices.

From September, telecommunications companies must promote such filters – essentially software which parents can install to block undesirable content – over the counter, at points of sale or when customers renew contracts.

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