NewsCorp president declares Net "moral-free zone"

“The prevalence of pornographic Web sites and e-mails is a lot more than an insult to common decency,” declares Peter Chernin, president of Rupert Murdoch’s NewsCorp. “It’s an increasing reason to keep kids and families off the Internet. ”
“And these are only part of the virtual logjam of valueless clutter,” according the the man in charge of the TV Guide Channel, The Sun, the New York Post, and Celebrity Boxing–as well as a notorious corporate toady to China.
Chernin apparently believes anything not created by Big Media is “valueless clutter”. Has he actually used the Internet, or did he learn about it from the Fox News Channel?
Also in this speech, Chernin conflates pornography and spam with “digital piracy”, clarifying whom he really wants to protect from what.

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