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UK porn ban: What is it, when does it come into effect and can I get around it? | The Independent accessing porn


Government officials failed to inform European Commission of key details.

As the Digital Economy Act applies to web users trying to access porn from UK- based IP addresses, making website think a user isn't in the UK.

NEW laws are about to come into effect banning UK citizens accessing online porn without verifying their age. But when does the block kick in, why are they.

Under this system, pornography websites must verify the age of the people who access them. The person must be at least 18 years of age.

It is still unknown how far the porn block implementation will be pornography services which can be accessed from the UK must use an age.