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Adults who want to watch online porn (or maybe by adults only products such as alcohol) will be able to buy codes from newsagents and supermarkets to prove that they are over 18 when online.One option available to the estimated 25 million Britons who regularly visit such websites will be a 16-digit code, dubbed a ‘porn pass’.
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Newsagents to sell 'porn passes'...The press picks up on the age verification offering from AVSecure that offers anonymous porn browsing
Concentrating on what it does best...IWF publishes its annual report for 2017 and notes that it now longer has the role to censor adult porn on the internet
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The Internet Watch Foundation released its Annual Report covering 2017 on April 18, 2018 The The IWF searches for and removes online child sexual abuse imagery and the report shows that more of this disturbing material is being found than ever before.Whilst the IWF concentrates on its commendable work against child abuse images it does have a wider remit to censor adult content deemed to be criminally obscene, and also to censor cartoons and other non-photographic imagery sexually depicting under 18s.
Don't forget the BBFC age verification consultation ends on Monday...And disgracefully the BBFC is closing its website from Friday 8pm through Sunday, so last minuters won't be able to read the consultation documents
This piece was done in response to two works: Lisa Z Sigel ‘Censorship in Inter-War Britain: Obscenity, Spectacle, and the Workings of the Liberal State’ and Jeffrey Richards’ work, ‘The British Board of Film Censors and Content Control in the 1930’s: Images of Britain.’ with consideration of the BBFC’s 30 points. 1,233 more words
Once someone from the United States crosses over to the UK—or vice versa—one of the first things they’re likely to notice are the language differences. For example, saying you’re “taking out a fag” in the United States will get you way more raised eyebrows than it will in the UK. 1,260 more words