Porn Laws Coming Into Force in July

The Government has announced that its authoritarian internet porn ban will be coming into force on 15th July. People in Britain will need to hand over their credit card details or buy a government-approved porn pass from a newsagent from £8.99 to access online porn from then. Tech-savvy Generation Z-ers will just get round it with a VPN…

Digital Minister Margot James says: “We want the UK to be the safest place in the world to be online, and these new laws will help us achieve this.” Combined with the Government’s impending assault on the wider internet and its latest genius plans to crack down on… Netflix and Amazon Video, the UK is rapidly becoming the most repressive democracy in the world to be online.

The Adam Smith Institute’s Matthew Lesh says “This scheme, that requires linking of people’s identity to their online adult viewing habits, will seriously threaten our privacy, be a massive gift to scammers, and won’t even work. Young people will just get around it, and end up being exposed to more hardcore material.” The Government’s sledgehammer approach to the internet is what you’d expect from an authoritarian regime like China or Saudi Arabia, not the liberal democracy that invented it…

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Minister: “We Might Have to Extend Article 50” if Deal Voted Down

Culture Minister Margot James has told Politics Live that the Government “might have to extend Article 50” if May’s deal is voted down in Parliament. Needless to say this is going down like a cup of cold sick amongst Brexiteers…

Downing Street have pushed back strongly against the suggestion that this is now the Government’s position. As May said yet again on Marr just yesterday, the UK will be leaving on the EU on the 29th of March. Of all the promises she has made, this probably isn’t one she can row back from…

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