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    This doesn't cover the fact that most of the porn I looked at when I was a "child" (13-17) was on "legitimate" sites such as deviantart etc., and I'm sure that was the same for a lot of teenagers, especially girls. I was too scared of viruses to go to actual hardcore video sites, and besides, that kind of porn would probably have been too much. Shoddily rendered Harry Potter slash was more than enough for me, and if they want to try and censor that kind of thing, good luck to them- it's everywhere.
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    hack in my neighbors wifi :P
    kidding

    I think they should be blocking sexual related adds first then porn, just cheking your email and the side ads are sexually related, as well other normal sites.

    Thank goodness for adblock, but most adults dont know how to use it or lockdown their computers yet let their kids use it, then get furious that its so easily accessed.

    -_-
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    (Original post by sixthformer)
    I'm chuffed the government are taking steps to protect people from viewing things that only damadge them.

    What kind of a man or women would even allow themselves to be filmed doing inappropriate things...
    I'm wondering if your being serious or sarcastic.

    So this is the kind of crap these guys are being paid for, lay off frontline fighters but keep the blocks with the ludicrous ideas in employment - freaking A
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    I don't see really why people have a big problem with their name being on the 'porn database'.
    Its pretty socially acceptable now really. I wouldn't be bothered about it
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    (Original post by Boobies.)
    I don't see really why people have a big problem with their name being on the 'porn database'.
    Its pretty socially acceptable now really. I wouldn't be bothered about it
    I don't think people necessarily have a problem with their name on the "porn database" I think it's because it's a pretty basic need for people and now we have to ask for permission.
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    (Original post by Casshern1456)
    I don't think people necessarily have a problem with their name on the "porn database" I think it's because it's a pretty basic need for people and now we have to ask for permission.
    Ahh, i see :holmes:
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    (Original post by Addzter)
    Anyone fancy marching on Westminster brandishing packs of Kleenex? I've already got a chant sorted: "1, 2, 3, 4, stop trying to ban our porn! 5, 6, 7, 8, how else will we masturbate?!"
    Quite incredible. I would love to see thousands of seedy men and women come on Westminster. Quite literally.
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    (Original post by refref)
    It's actually about 10%



    But it should be the parents responsibility, not the governments. And if parents can't control what their children look at on the internet (which is very easy, a simple filter would do, though there is a problem if their child goes round other peoples houses ect) then there may be bigger problems than just porn.
    It's actually 12.23091145%.

    Back to the matter at hand though, I say we get 4chan on the case!
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    Well it's come to this, they finally want to take away the one last thing we hold dear in our lives.
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    (Original post by electriic_ink)
    http://www.techspot.com/news/41647-u...rnet-porn.html

    TLDR: The government has plans to make it so that you have to ring up your ISP to opt into internet porn sites, in a bid to stop children accessing pornography.

    IMO, a terrible idea, not only is it not going to work, the government shouldn't be interfering with the internet. It also a huge double-standard - the music industry have been crying out for them to do something about illegal downloads for YEARS and they've done sod all!
    They've actually recently shut down Limewire, which is where most people download music illegaly.
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    what's the problem with "children" seeing porn online? they will find out about sexual endeavours eventually, a few porn videos are hardly going to cause them any problems.
    this is just government failure, they are trying to intervene to solve a problem of bad parenting, and education by regulating a completely unrelated system.
    if they must attempt to enforce something so ridiculous, then it should be a case of you phone the isp to initiate the block, not to remove it. opt in, not opt out.
    i personally think that the web should remain unregulated, monitored perhaps, but there shouldn't be restrictions
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    over my limp penis
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    loooooool suddenly so many guys jump to this thread the amount of replies and frustration rofl.haha
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    Like the theory, cannot see how it could work in practice and not stop innocent sites (holiday photos, some dating sites for example). Probably an ISP could succeed in a challenge under the Human Rights Act.
 
 
 
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