• UK government to force porn sites to perform compulsory age verification, but only for UK visitors, starting April 2018

    6 days ago - By Privacy Online

    The Digital Economy Law, which mandates compulsory age verifications on pornography sites and was passed in the United Kingdom last year, will officially be rolled out in April of 2018. Starting April, online pornography sites will be forced to deploy age verification to UK visitors or be blocked by the Great Firewall of Britain. The reason for this anti-pornography move is two-fold - to defeat terrorism and to stop the corruption of the youth. It has been clarified that the new law only applies to commercial pornography sites, and social media sites like Reddit that are often used as...
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