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Will We Soon Need To “Opt-In” At Broadband Sign-Up To View Online Pornography?

Under-18s may soon have to pluck up the courage to ask their parents to remove that block on internet pornography if ministers of the UK government get their way in approving a change in the law that would give parents even more control over the type of content their broadband provider provides.

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Hollywood to BT: "Block The Pirate Bay."

A coalition of Movie, Music and and publishing companies have formally requested BT block internet access to The Pirate Bay voluntarily, before they send the boys around.

The group are called BPI, and supported by the rest of the UK creative industries, they asked Britain’s largest ISP to voluntarily deny public access The Pirate Bay.  The resistance would seem futile, since it'd probably be too easy for the studios to get a court order to get BT to do it.  But regardless of that, we hope they say no.

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