UK Shops to Sell “Porn Pass” Access Code to Allow Adults to Visit X-rated Sites

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  1. Megalith

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    New UK legislation will require porn surfers to prove their age through credit cards, but those without plastic will still be able to visit adult sites by buying “porn passes” from local newsagents and corner shops. Identity and age will be confirmed with a driving license or passport.

    It’s also believed they’ll have a use outside of porn. The Telegraph reports that the passes will also be used to buy alcohol and knives online — the sales of both being tightly restricted in the UK. The new age-verification laws were due to be implemented in April, but have since been delayed. They’re expected to go into force at the end of the year.
     
  2. Dekoth-E-

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    This will work as well as prohibition.
     
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  4. LigTasm

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    Do you need a permit to get the license for that pass?
     
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  5. gxp500

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    Pornibition?
     
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    No not really.
     
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  8. The Mad Atheist

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    Can't you VPN the porn instead?
    Fuck big brother.
     
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  9. naib

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    *facepalm* to own a credit card you must be over 18... This in itself is all that is needed (talking buying knives online as I collect...). Sure my 7yo could use my CC but then put checks around that NOT some centralised database....

    it was repeatedly explained that such blocks won't work (because of vpn/tor) and not only that... those foolish enough to register are handing over a lot of details to a porn producer (pornhub own iirc). Just wait till that is hacked and leaked. Little Johnny down the road is into fisting goat porn, the horror
     
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  10. Alia Nexis

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    What about the uncountable international porn sites that have no interest in enforcing this? You can't regulate all the porn.
     
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  11. vegeta535

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    This isnt in America. This is socialist UK and generally the rest of the EU. They let their government dictate how to live their lives and to much of pussies to stand up to the government.
     
  12. DF-1

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    GPDR says otherwise.
     
  13. Smashing Young Man

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    I would say Europe is doomed, but the rise of the right there gives reason to hope. Not all Europeans are total pussies.
     
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  14. Master_shake_

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    I wonder if you can get your tv license and porn license in the same place.

    Good thing the UK has no overwhelming problems they are turning a blind eye to.
     
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    I disagree. A porn pass? That's very invasive into my personal privacy.
     
  16. Loose Nut

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    Its not about the Porn Its about the porn $ and porn tax, and the unemployed UK hookers "Porn sites took my bloody job"
     
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    There are multiple types. You hoping for the rising kind that favors Sharia law?
     
  18. AlphaAtlas

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    Well that's just within Europe, right? That leaves a huge chunk of internet porn in non-compliant territory. As a side effect, it'll probably kill the UK porn business since their sites will need licenses while others don't, but I can't imagine it hindering many users.



    I don't really understand GPDR in the UK in the first place. They're part of it, even though they're not part of the EU anymore?
     
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    Honestly there are more and more quasi militant / politically affiliated youth groups forming due to unhappiness with government policy ranging from employment to immigration across Europe right now. They're not afraid to speak up and bust some heads when it comes down to it.

    Regarding Islamic extremists, I have yet to see evidence of our members vocally supporting that type of political favor.
     
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    To the UK and London especially, ya'll fucking with the wrong shit. Porn is one of them that there bear necessities.

    If you get that joke, you are old or have recently seen the remake of the jungle book. Either way, fuck the man.
     
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    Wait a second now guys, with this permit, I can order my bottle of bottom shelf rum shipped to my door without ever having to deal with the shitty schedule liquor stores run? (around here at least)....fuck the porn, I'm in on the idea just for that. Lol.
     
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    I mean, yeah some form of age verification would be great, but it should be an option in ISP's if we want to allow porn or not. Or at least provide more options for parents to set up filtering to make it safer for children.

    The whole getting a pass thing is just lol. But, I mean... I dunno. I guess I'd be much more sure of how I felt if I lived there and experienced the regulation that's going on.
     
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    Or maybe I’ve seen the old Jungle Book? Baloo is the best.
     
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    You might need to seek help for your alcoholism if giving up that my privacy is worth it for more convenient alcohol.
     
  27. SticKx911

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    I'm kinda sarcastic with the idea, but how more intrusive is this than a general ID or credit card? Someone is always tracking everything you do. Total privacy is nearly impossible today. The only logical defense is to make your data as worthless as possible. :)
     
  28. Tekara

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    A live body is never worthless though, especially when a government needs a convenient scapegoat to pin something on.
     
  29. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics I don't get it

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    ... and in another turn of "would you think of the children" laws, further proof that retarded government officials are not bound by any country's borders.
     
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    Absolutely Cuckland. What an utterly pathetic excuse for a country.
    MEANWHILE IN CUCKLAND.jpg

    Child porn, ritualistic child killing, child sex slaves, pedos in all levels of government and society is okay though, while the demographic that has lived there for thousands of years is openly under genocide through 'immigration' of protected people with one-way rules for them. That is the Kalergi plan (EU founder, go look it up) being executed to the dotted line. Absolutely a disgusting, virtue signalling shithole.
     
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  31. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics I don't get it

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    People throw flour?
     
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    I lived there for a year, it's a weird country. The local newpaper had an official press release from coke one day stating that coke is not a contraceptive... Turns out the kids over there thought if you sprayed it up there after sex no baby. Well did not help, but did make enough infections and likely legal threats that coke had to make an official statement.
     
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    I totally read that wrong the first time. I was wondering why people would want that area to be numb during the process....
     
  35. Aireoth

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    I don't blame you, it was the only thing I read on my hour long bus ride, I tried to move on but Everytime I did I couldn't believe what I had just read. So I would go back and make sure.
     
  36. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics I don't get it

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  37. capt_cope

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  38. Unexploded

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    The whole thing is fucked, I just can't tell if it's from malice or sheer incompetence--currently leaning towards equal measures of both.
    All purportedly to protect the children from porn. Haven't check recently, but I wonder if they're still pushing to ban encryption.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_censorship_in_the_United_Kingdom

    Overblocking
    Wide-scale inadvertent 'overblocking' has been observed since ISP default filtering was introduced at the end of 2013. Legitimate sites are regularly blocked by the filters of some UK ISPs and mobile operators.[42] In December 2013 the UK Council for Child Internet Safety met with ISPs, charities, representatives from government, the BBFC and mobile phone operators to seek ways to reduce the blocking of educational advice for young people. In January 2014 UKCCIS began constructing a whitelist of the charity-run educational sites for children that had been overblocked. The intention was to provide the list to ISPs to allow unblocking.

    Examples of overblocked categories reported include:

    The identification of overblocked sites is made particularly difficult by the fact that ISPs do not provide checking tools to allow website owners to determine whether their site is being blocked. In July 2014 the Open Rights Group launched an independent checking tool blocked.org.uk, a revamp of their mobile blocking site to report details of blocking on different fixed line ISPs and mobile providers. The tool revealed that 19% of 100,000 popularly visited websites were being blocked (with significant variation between ISPs) although the percentage of sites hosting legal pornographic material is thought to be around 4%.
     
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  39. A Little Teapot

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    VPN. UK citizens need to get a subscription now, before their government outlaws that too. Also so they can say what they want online without being charged by the police with being "grossly offensive".
     
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  40. M76

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    UK doesn't equal Europe. Hell, the UK wants out of EU, I say good riddance. It is literally the worst place to live in EU now. The rest is nowhere nearly as bad. Don't tell me the EU forces the UK to look the other way with the islamic gangs and child grooming, while bringing people to court for being "offensive". And dealing with a serious epidemic of youth crime with a slap on the hand.

    No, the UK is doomed, the rest of EU is not yet.
     
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