Internet companies to block CP sites

Verizon, Sprint and Time Warner Cable have agreed to block Internet bulletin boards and websites nationwide that disseminate CP, New York’s attorney general announced on Tuesday. The ISPs also agreed with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to contribute more than $1.1 million to help the state combat the spread of CP. The news was first reported in the New York Times late on Monday. The companies have agreed to block access to newsgroups that traffic such images on one of the oldest online outposts, known as Usenet, as well as sites that host CP. The agreements will affect customers not just in New York but throughout the country…

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