Category Archives: Pornography
In a previous blog I reported that in 2018 the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) identified and took action against 105,047 urls containing child sex abuse material. That was an increase on the previous year where they identified 78,589. Of the … Continue reading
The Government has just announced the trigger date for the new rules concerning age verification and access to commercial pornography web sites. It is 15th July, 2019. This closes one chapter and opens another. Now the hard work begins. Will … Continue reading
This morning I read the judgement in the case of A, a young adult male who had a range of learning and other difficulties. His local authority was very involved in making arrangements for A’s care and it had come … Continue reading
The House of Commons tonight agreed the final regulations necessary to introduce age verification on commercial pornography web sites. Yippee!! All we need now is notice of the commencement date. Expected to be 3 months from today or thereabouts. Then … Continue reading
Well done Tumblr for deciding to ban porn from its site. There can be no justification for a platform that specifies 13 as its entry age also publishing content expressly designed for adults. Twitter next?
The Crown Prosecution Service has announced a review of the guidance it issues to prosecutors concerning obscene materials. It closes on 17th October. This could be a great opportunity to correct a number of anomalies which have arisen since, and been … Continue reading
Judging by the number of emails and phone calls I am getting, around the world there is growing interest in what the UK is doing to reduce the possibility of children being exposed to pornographic web sites. We are introducing … Continue reading