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FILE PHOTO: Illustrations of pages of porn sites on the web.

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Conservatives take on adult entertainment industry

“Yes, I’m an adult” boxes for popular adult sites may soon become a thing of the past.

Sen. Julie Miville-Dechêne, an independent, has proposed a law that would require Canadians to verify their age to access sexually explicit material online to prevent minors from being exposed to harmful content.

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The Pornhub logo is seen on an iPhone mobile device in this illustration photo in Warsaw, Poland on 12 October, 2022.


Is the UK trying to screw the porn industry?

If the British communications regulator has its way, visiting porn sites in the UK is about to become a much more intimate process.

Responding to parliamentarians’ criticisms that those “click yes if you’re an adult” boxes do too little to shield kids from smut, a new proposal would require triple-X sites to demand users’ banking details, photo ID, credit card, or even a biometric face scan to prove they are over 18.

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