After yesterday's hearing, in which several steps to limit access to the lines were outlined, Mr O'Connor said he was happy with the outcome.
He paid tribute to the judge for expediting the case with "vigour, intent and vast enthusiasm." During the hearing it was stated that Eircom was deeply concerned and particularly shocked at the content of some of the material which had been put before the court.
Four "sex chat" phone lines and another providing access to porn sites have been closed down during the past week, the High Court was told yesterday.
The closures have been carried out by the regulator with responsibility for premium rate phone services.
Experienced and trained monitoring staff would disconnect anybody deemed to be under-age, he said, and calls would be monitored between 3 p.m.
and 10 p.m., the most likely period for under-age calling.
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What you do is knock one out as per usual but just as you're about to spurt you press your thumb over your Jap's eye and let the pressure build up for a little like you would with a bottle of Champagne before having Irish phone sex chat.
Mr Patrick O'Connor, of Straffan, Co Kildare; Ms Ann Ryan, and her two children, Terri and Eoin Ryan, sued Eircom plc, Golden Pages Ltd, the Censorship of Publications Board and the State.
Mr O'Connor expressed concern that children had access to the phone lines.
Eircom's proposals were set out in an affidavit by Ms Mary O'Brien, product manager information services, which was read by Mr Michael Cush SC.