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UK.gov admits porn age checks could harm small ISPs and encourage risky online behaviour

Dan 55 Silver badge

All government policy is driven by the imperative of avoiding bad tabloid headlines. Bad tabloid headlines mean fewer votes in those all-important marginal constituencies. Many parents are unable to search for parental control software so something must be done by the government otherwise bad headlines will appear.

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