Over the next few weeks, we'll be covering multiple angles on the imminent UK Porn Ban. Our focus will shift from governmental justification, methods of getting around the ban, and the questionable repercussions of the ban. I this article, however, we want to tackle the brass tacks of how the ban will actually function.
In April, the United Kingdom will begin rolling out its latest cyber security measures as part of their promised actions for the Digital Economy Act 2017. What is being dubbed the ‘UK Porn Ban’ is set to take the form of age verification system like AgeID, blocking access to pornographic websites such as PornHub and YouPorn to underage internet users.