Commenting on Claire Perry's committee findings, Jim Killock, Executive Director of the Open Rights Group said:
"These recommendations, if enacted, would endanger children, create disruption for small business, and would not work technically.
"Default filtering is a form of censorship. Adults should not have to "opt out" of censorship. Governments should not be given powers to default censor legal material that adults see online.
"Our work on mobile networks is showing that default censorship is disrupting businesses, campaign groups and bloggers. Yet it is trivial for a child to avoid the network blocking that Claire Perry recommends - sites using https are invisible to network blocks. Furthermore, default blocks may be appropriate for some older children, but too weak for others.
"Parents need help, but 'default blocking' is an appalling proposal."
Claire Perry's inquiry report recommends: