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  • The UK porn ban is dead – for now | Social Media

    The UK porn ban is dead – for now | Social Media0

    The government has shelved plans to block access to pornographic websites via age verification technology amidst ongoing concerns from politicians, privacy campaigners and technologists that the policy would have been impossible to implement effectively. In a written statement from Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, published yesterday, the government confirmed

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  • Pornhub under fire over revenge porn profiting

    Pornhub under fire over revenge porn profiting0

    This is what a porn site looks like. Or so we’ve heard IT’S A GOOD WEEK for Pornhub when it’s out of the public eye. If things are going well for the grumble merchants, then it’s generally seen (by nearly everyone) but not heard (in headlines). This week is, therefore, not a good week, as

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  • UK gov’s porn block is a privacy disaster waiting to happen, says new report

    UK gov’s porn block is a privacy disaster waiting to happen, says new report0

    This button won’t work on 15 July WE’RE SHOCKED. SHOCKED, we say. Well, not that shocked. For months, various outlets including this one have been highlighting what anybody with any internet sense knows: the incoming UK porn blocks won’t work, and will cause a fair few privacy slip ups along the way. With just a

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  • UK Government confirms July porn block plans

    UK Government confirms July porn block plans0

    The UK Government has confirmed that age verification enforcement for adult web content will come into play this July, after a brief delay from its April launch date – and privacy campaigners are unimpressed. Originally proposed in February 2016 and accepted into law shortly after, the new rules require that all sites offering adult content

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  • UK porn ban to come into effect in July

    UK porn ban to come into effect in July0

    The UK’s porn ban will go into effect in July, the government has announced. After 15 July, all internet users will have be forced to prove themselves to be over 18 or be entirely blocked from seeing adult content. Under the new rules, any commercial provider of online pornography will have to carry out “robust age-verification

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