Re: England's take on cyberporn

On Mon, 31 Mar 1997, Serena Fenton wrote:

> Evidently Britian is taking their own stand on pornography on the
> Internet.  This seems a bit intriguing considering the tittilating
> photos the Brits love to run on page 2 of their newspapers, plus the
> fact that their court system holds someone guilty until proven innocent,
> I believe.
In British law the burden of proof is on the initiator of the action.  If
the state prosecutes someone, then the state must prove the accused
guilty.  If a subject files suit in a civil case, then the person filing
must prove their case.  So, their burden of proof is the same as ours.