Porn sites could be blocked by ISPs under new UK rules

Porn sites could be blocked by ISPs under new UK rules
 

The government has announced new powers that could force internet service providers to block pornographic websites that do not ask for age verification.
It is part of a wider crackdown on the content that children can view online.
The plan will be included as an amendment to the Digital Economy Bill, the government said.
Critics said it could knock tens of thousands of websites offline despite their content being perfectly legal.
The government has given the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) new powers to enforce the rules.
Policy shift Under the proposed legislation, the BBFC... read more

 
22 November 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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