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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

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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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An eye for detail...The BBFC detail category cuts to Spectre

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Spectre is a 2015 USA / UK action adventure thriller by Sam Mendes.
Starring Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz and Ralph Fiennes.

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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.

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British Board of Film Classification...

What is it?

Set up in 1912, the British Board of Film Classification is a non governmental, not for profit organisation that classifies all films that are to be shown, distributed or brought into the country. 332 more words

Media Studies

Censorship in Interwar Britain: A Response Paper

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


Children's works with "discriminatory language" and the BBFC

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