House of Lords introduces private member's bill to resurrect age verification plan

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Baroness Howe of Idlicote's bill intended to force government into implementing the so-called porn block

A member of the House of Lords has introduced a private member's bill in a bid to force the government to resurrect the age verification plan for pornographic websites. The bill was introduced i...

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