Children as young as seven and eight have stumbled across pornography online, according to a survey by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC).
The delay in the introduction of age verification measures to prevent children from accessing adult sites proves that more than just tech-based solutions are needed, the head of one child safety group has said.
Age verification measures on pornography websites have been delayed once again, the Government has confirmed.
The introduction of age verification measures on porn sites to prevent underage internet users seeing explicit content is expected to be delayed for a second time, it has been reported.
A third of parents have expressed concern that their children could become addicted to pornography that is easily accessible via the internet, according to a survey.
New rules that require users of pornography websites to verify their age will be implemented on July 15, but opponents have expressed concern about internet freedoms and privacy.
Age verification tools required on porn sites to prevent underage internet users seeing explicit content will be introduced in July.
Voices on both sides of the argument for and against incoming age checks for porn sites have expressed mounting frustration, in the wake of news that the measures could be delayed once again.
Parents believe that children will find a way around upcoming age-verification restrictions on pornography websites, according to a new survey.
North-east users sent their own password and told they’ve been filmed watching porn in e-mails from scammers
People in the north-east have been sent their own passwords and told they've been filmed watching pornography in e-mails from scammers.