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.
So you clicked on the article about the UK withholding porn access? I suppose that means you’re the filthy sort that’s worried about such a ban preventing you from getting your mature lesbian videos?
Less than six months from now all Russian citizens who are using a messaging app will be required to reveal their real identity in order to be granted access to their app. Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian Prime Minister in early November 2018 signed a decree that only deepened the ongoing problem this country has with online freedom.