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    It's the responsibility of parents, not the government, to stop young children looking at porn.

    Parental controls already exist on nearly all ISPs. So thet government should **** off, imo.

    The day the government starts intefering with the internet... I don't even... Orwell will be turning in his grave, I expect.
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    Total *******s. Will never happen; I reckon David Cameron's a fan of the hit porn movie "Charlie's Anals" Whilst Nick Clegg is a fan of "School of ****"
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    If you don't want your kid to go on porn on the computer, then you supervise them whilst they are using it.

    This could ruin marriages.

    The husband opts into porn without the wife knowing, the wife goes onto the computer and opens a porn website to see if her husband has opted in, the page loads, quite obviously the husband has been looking at porn. And this will be more for the older generations, the younger generations should be embracing porn into their hearts and orifices
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    (Original post by moneyballs2)
    If you don't want your kid to go on porn on the computer, then you supervise them whilst they are using it.

    This could ruin marriages.

    The husband opts into porn without the wife knowing, the wife goes onto the computer and opens a porn website to see if her husband has opted in, the page loads, quite obviously the husband has been looking at porn. And this will be more for the older generations, the younger generations should be embracing porn into their hearts and orifices
    +1 rep especially for the last phrase.
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    Porn magazine business is set for a big boom.


    In more ways than one. :sexface:
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    (Original post by .Ali.)
    What's wrong with it? And no, I didn't neg you.
    Well, I think that pornography in its present form can lead to increased misogyny and chauvinism (cf. titles of general porn videos, e.g. "black whores whipped by white rod", "blonde ***** face-****ed at work", "slut's **** destroyed by heavy load" etc.). I don't know about the treatment of the actors, but that may be an issue too (of course, the ones at the top of the heirarchy get a fairly good deal, lots of money for little work, but most porn actors aren't at the top of the heirarchy).

    I watch pornography (as you might have guessed from my intimate knowledge of titles), but I can see issues with it and see how it can negatively affect our ways of thinking (i.e. what psychologists would call operant conditioning). Of course, adults can do what they want in their own homes (within legal limits), but children should be protected from the derogatory newspeak of porn, at least until they're [theoretically] responsible adults. And I believe that the best way to do that is through a legal system such as this, since parents can't/shouldn't have to monitor their childrens' viewing every second of the day. It presumably wouldn't work if the father of the family, for example, subscribed to watch porn though.

    To be honest, I'd rather the young 'uns were out bonking each other behind the bike shed than watching porn.
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    (Original post by Captain92)
    Surely a lot of people torrent their porn or have other ways of getting around this restriction anyway?
    I have mixed feelings... If it prevents young children accidentally accessing stuff, I think it's a good thing.
    Have a funny feeling it won't work. Porn is meant to be for over 18s according to the law but I don't think that one gets followed a lot

    You can have sex at 16, but not allowed to watch until you're 18? Does that mean if we have sex with our eyes open we're technically breaking the law?
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    Ah well, there's still plenty of quasi-pornographic content to be found in the mainstream music industry through raunchy music videos and sexually-suggestive song lyrics -- which I'm absolutely sure children [the target audience for most of this stuff, funnily] will never bear witness to. . .
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    Well, wouldn't that be a tad embarrassing. 'Hello ISP, I would like to jerk my willy-wonka off - can you please allow me to access pornography sites?'
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    (Original post by jismith1989)
    Well, I think that pornography in its present form can lead to increased misogyny and chauvinism (cf. titles of general porn videos, e.g. "black whores whipped by white rod", "blonde ***** face-****ed at work", "slut's **** destroyed by heavy load" etc.). I don't know about the treatment of the actors, but that may be an issue too (of course, the ones at the top of the heirarchy get a fairly good deal, lots of money for little work, but most porn actors aren't at the top of the heirarchy).
    I can see the point about the title, but anyone who takes it seriously is a retard. It's just talking dirty, lustful, etc. People know you don't really treat someone like that (unless they want you to ).

    I watch pornography (as you might have guessed from my intimate knowledge of titles), but I can see issues with it and see how it can negatively affect our ways of thinking (i.e. what psychologists would call operant conditioning). Of course, adults can do what they want in their own homes (within legal limits), but children should be protected from the derogatory newspeak of porn, at least until they're [theoretically] responsible adults. And I believe that the best way to do that is through a legal system such as this, since parents can't/shouldn't have to monitor their childrens' viewing every second of the day. It presumably wouldn't work if the father of the family, for example, subscribed to watch porn though.
    I don't see how it could negatively affect anyone. I've watched sex scenes when I was younger, but because my parents told me what it was, I wasn't disturbed/confused etc. I think it's more about some people not telling their kids what sex is, and that's when they get worried. But seriously, it's just sex. It's nothing to be ashamed of. It's not the governments job to take away the parents choice of what is acceptable for their child. If the government try to interfere, that's a breach of my civil liberties.
    To be honest, I'd rather the young 'uns were out bonking each other behind the bike shed than watching porn.
    Why? You can't get pregnant or get STIs from porn. It's not really dangerous, and it allows people to explore their sexuality.
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    Seems like a good idea but I don't see how it'll be viable with the amount of porn on the web. Waste of the taxpayers' money.
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    (Original post by tropical-twist3)
    What would you do for uni networks?
    Slightly unsure what you mean by your question: Do you mean how would a uni enforce that (1) or how would you get around the block if at uni (2)?

    1. From what I have read this seems most likely to be a massively expanded version of the IWF (Internet Watch Foundation) block list which currently blocks accessing websites hosting child porn. As such it is most likely to be one body which maintains the block list that every ISP and the JANET uni networks then use.

    2. Foreign based proxy, VPN or other encrypted traffic routing methods. I am sure that searching around would mean that you could find site which have not been blocked.
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    (Original post by jismith1989)
    A good idea; pornography's become too pervasive in our general culture.



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    You have 22 neg points, expect more in the following hours. Does it feel good to be negged?:cool:
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    (Original post by sango)
    No this CANNOT happen! I will actually hold a protest in Trafalgar Square if this happens.
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    (Original post by Jingers)
    lol imagine if you protest and you meet your dad there, and then round the corner comes your mum.

    :teehee:
    And then your girlfriend.
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    (Original post by SoulfulBoy)
    You have 22 neg points, expect more in the following hours. Does it feel good to be negged?:cool:
    I don't particularly mind; truth is not subject to majority opinion. :cool:
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    One the one hand it will cause an outcry of teenage boys across Britain and on the other it will protect children from the overexposure towards pornography.
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    R.I.P Porn.
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    Student fees going up ?!? PFFF Who cares
    TAKE AWAY MAH PORN?!?! I'll protest biatches!
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    Most of the MPs that would vote on such a bill probably have never ventured beyond google or the BBC news website. Poor ignorant *******s.
 
 
 
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