UK Government’s implementation of ‘porn pass' age verification scheme scrapped entirely

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Moggy » Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:21 pm

KK wrote:This scheme is also backed by Labour. Not sure about the Liberals.


With Corbyn’s love of drain covers you’d think he’d be happy for us all to view HD footage of dirty tunnels. :datass:

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Ironhide » Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:22 pm

Was bound to happen eventually, guess it's time to stockpile porn while its still freely available without ID (or paying for a VPN).

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by <]:^D » Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:30 pm

ive already purchased my next 4tb hard drive; JDownloader is open as we speak :datass:

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Green Gecko » Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:57 pm

I don't pay for it so I'll give them a plug, Windscribe is pretty good and has a free allowance.

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by KK » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:15 pm

Websites which are more than one-third pornographic will be obliged to verify the age of UK visitors under a law which has now been passed.

Although the porn regulations had been delayed as the government sought to work out some kinks, it is now expected to implement age verification checks for anyone wishing to access porn in the UK from around April.

One of the suggested methods to verify viewers' ages would require users to input bank card details to all pornographic websites they visit.

Its purpose is to protect children online, but academic researchers and technology experts have warned the measures will not necessarily protect minors from online pornography

The law has also prompted fears over surveillance, cyber security, and blackmail.

Neil Brown, the MD of law firm decoded.legal told Sky News: "It is not clear how this age verification will be done, and whether it can be done without also have to prove identity, and there are concerns about the lack of specific privacy and security safeguards.

"There are various proposals for obtaining your 'porn licence'," Mr Brown added.

"Some involve handing over details online, some may entail installing software on your phone or computer, and others require you to go into store and prove your age (like buying alcohol). A credit card alone is unlikely to be sufficient."

Experts have suggested that the law could put government ministers and other high-profile figures at risk of blackmail if their embarrassing habits were observed by hackers.

Figures released in 2018 revealed that there were roughly 160 attempts a day to access blocked pornographic websites within Parliament the year before.

Mr Brown told Sky News: "Even though this legislation has received quite a lot of attention, I doubt most internet users will be aware of what looks like an imminent requirement to obtain a 'porn licence' before watching pornography online.

"The government's own impact assessment recognises that it is not guaranteed to succeed, and I suspect we will see an increase in advertising from VPN providers in the near future."

VPNs or virtual private networks are a privacy technology which allows users to tunnel their internet communications through a third party. This would enable users in the UK to avoid any censorship requirements imposed by sites on users connecting from in the country.

"The legislation can be used to compel ISPs to block access to non-compliant websites," added Mr Brown.

"Worryingly, this does not involve a court, and it expressly permits 'overblocking' - the blocking of 'material other than the offending material'."

Mr Brown added: "It is highly unlikely that this is consistent with human rights law."

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) will be responsible for ensuring online pornography websites are verifying the ages of visitors.

The biggest internet pornography company in the world, MindGeek, has told Sky News it will not snoop on the sexual preferences of 25 million people in the UK under new age verification laws.

MindGeek also runs some of the most viewed pornography sites in the world, including PornHub, YouPorn and RedTube - the so-called 'tube' sites - as well as production studios including Brazzers.

It anticipates signing up 25 million users in the UK to its age verification system, AgeID.

https://news.sky.com/story/porn-website ... s-11604331

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Cuttooth » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:22 pm

One third pornographic?

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Vermilion » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:28 pm

Do they really think people are going to give porn sites their bank card numbers?

You might as well just reply to that email from the nigerian prince who wants you to look after some spare cash for him.

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Oblomov Boblomov » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:28 pm

Can Pornhub just stick 2/3 of utter spam, practically hidden away, to get around this?

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by KK » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:53 pm

Oblomov Boblomov wrote:Can Pornhub just stick 2/3 of utter spam, practically hidden away, to get around this?

Pornhub are fully in favour of this scheme. They want those deets, man.

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Saint of Killers » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:54 pm

KK wrote:
Oblomov Boblomov wrote:Can Pornhub just stick 2/3 of utter spam, practically hidden away, to get around this?

Pornhub are fully in favour of this scheme. They want those deets, man.


Aren't they one of the companies who'll be rolling out the actual pass?

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Lex-Man » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:15 pm

Saint of Killers wrote:
KK wrote:
Oblomov Boblomov wrote:Can Pornhub just stick 2/3 of utter spam, practically hidden away, to get around this?

Pornhub are fully in favour of this scheme. They want those deets, man.


Aren't they one of the companies who'll be rolling out the actual pass?


Don't the company own most of those porn sites.

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by Oblomov Boblomov » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:34 pm

KK wrote:
Oblomov Boblomov wrote:Can Pornhub just stick 2/3 of utter spam, practically hidden away, to get around this?

Pornhub are fully in favour of this scheme. They want those deets, man.

Ffs :cry:

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Ironhide » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:32 pm

There's no strawberry floating way I'd ever give my banking details to Pornhub or any other porn site for that matter.

So, what's the current best VPN? asking for a friend.

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Lagamorph » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:49 pm

Ironhide wrote:There's no strawberry floating way I'd ever give my banking details to Pornhub or any other porn site for that matter.

So, what's the current best VPN? asking for a friend.

I've used NordVPN for the last 2 years and not had any issues. They claim to store absolutely no logs whatsoever.

They've also been advertising on TV quite a lot recently, I'm sure it's just a coincidence.

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by floydfreak » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:22 pm

you just know Jacob Ree's Mongg looks a common chav porn while his servant wanks him off

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Lex-Man » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:54 am

floydfreak wrote:you just know Jacob Ree's Mongg looks a common chav porn while his servant wanks him off


While he's nanny watches disapprovingly.

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Errkal » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:16 am

floydfreak wrote:you just know Jacob Ree's Mongg looks a common chav porn while his servant wanks him off


He is a Tory, it is going to some sick as strawberry float gooseberry fool he is into.

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Moggy » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:00 am

Errkal wrote:
floydfreak wrote:you just know Jacob Ree's Mongg looks a common chav porn while his servant wanks him off


He is a Tory, it is going to some sick as strawberry float gooseberry fool he is into.


I’m not sure he has the imagination to think of the really sick stuff. Although he probably looks up “game fillies” and gets some horse filth.

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by Squinty » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:21 am

I didn't know workhouse porn was a thing.

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PostRe: UK Government to implement 'porn pass' age verification from April 2019
by KK » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:33 am

Squinty wrote:I didn't know workhouse porn was a thing.

Most of the content on Chaturbate appears to be emanating from Eastern European, South American and Asian studios and brothel houses, Moggers is probably on there right now asking how he can order a few in.

(As in Rees, not our one)

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