BILL TO RE­STRICT PORN AC­CESS

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

LON­DON: Porn web­sites could be forced to check their users are over 18 un­der new mea­sures de­bated by Bri­tish law­mak­ers on Mon­day that are de­signed to pro­tect chil­dren but have raised con­cerns over pri­vacy and cen­sor­ship. The Dig­i­tal Econ­omy Bill pro­poses a fine of up to £250,000 (RM1.3 mil­lion) or 5% of turnover, which­ever higher, for com­mer­cial porn web­sites which fail to im­ple­ment an age ver­i­fi­ca­tion process. – AFP

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