New U.K. Bill Seeks to Protect Children From Online Pornography

Child Computer II pd(Christian Institute) A bill that seeks to protect children from the dangers of online pornography has had its second reading in the House of Commons.

The Government’s Digital Economy Bill would require commercial providers to set up “robust age verification controls for online pornographic content in the UK.”

This would be supplemented by a regulatory framework, using civil sanctions to “enforce compliance with the law.”

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  • hytre64✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Laudable goal. First, I fail to see how they can accurately verify that they person on the computer is not a minor. Kids often have access to their parents wallets, credit cards, etc. So any information provided may not reflect the person at the keyboard. Second, since most of the porn comes from outside of the UK, this would have very little impact as legally they could only go after the UK companies.

    IMHO, the parents can combat this with internet filters and putting their computers in the public areas of the house.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    The Earth’s present condition: The Western civilization’s public schools force porns on children by teaching them Sodomy while pagans make children child brides. People need Christianity for sanity.