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Kinky porn law effective today

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Here's some very good articles:

Unless you happen to have been living on Mars for the last year or so,

you probably know that next week (January 26 to be precise) it will become a criminal offence (in England and Wales) to possess pictures that the government deems to be "extreme porn".

On the one hand, soothing words from Government and the Ministry of Justice suggest that the offence will catch only a very small number of people who possess the most abhorrent imagery. Cynics - including many lawyers who know a thing or two about obscenity - point out that the law as written is very broad, could catch a lot of quite ordinary stuff, and remind us of how laws, originally "intended" to focus on the most serious offences, end up being used far more widely. A good example is the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, supposedly aimed at terrorists, and now used by local Councils to pursue individuals guilty of anti-social doggy poo.

Is it or isn't it? A survival guide to your hard disk

The proposed Scottish Law goes significantly further than the English one,

and it doesn't end there: Govt uses Obscenity Law to stuff up cartoon sex loophole

this means that sites like this one http://allcartoon.net/ will be blocked, which might sound like a joke - but read this:

Aussie convicted over Simpsons sex pics

A Supreme Court judge has ruled that an internet cartoon, in which child characters resembling those from The Simpsons engage in sexual acts, is child pornography.

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While I agree some of the cartoon stuff is a bit weird but I think we can blame the Japs for that. It doesnt indicate what sort of european porn would be termed obscene the longer you spend online the more immune to porn you seem to get.

The information typical of the register is flawed.

Basically, it recommends Eraser for ordinary images, and Cccleaner if you have been dabbling with P2P or newsgroups
Those programs deal with web history, newsgroups and p2p dont use bookmarks, cookies, recently typed urls etc etc.

Surely you can get round a blocked site using a proxy server.

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While I agree some of the cartoon stuff is a bit weird but I think we can blame the Japs for that. .

and the japs have the lowest rate of violent crime incl. rape, murder etc. anywhere in the world - which gives?

Surely you can get round a blocked site using a proxy server.

it should not be blocked in the first place, it's those who make laws like this which should be erased, every trace of them B)

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I would be interested to know how a court will decide the difference between porn and "extreme porn" --------- sounds like yet another bonanza for the lawyers to me. B);)

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and the japs have the lowest rate of violent crime incl. rape, murder etc. anywhere in the world - which gives?

Politicians dont learn from other countries examples if they didnt' sit down all day dreaming up stupid laws what would we be paying them for?

I would be interested to know how a court will decide the difference between porn and "extreme porn" --------- sounds like yet another bonanza for the lawyers to me. :cool:;)

Max Hardcore found out. I found his films revolting and was surprised he lasted as long as he did.

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I would be interested to know how a court will decide the difference between porn and "extreme porn" --------- sounds like yet another bonanza for the lawyers to me. :cool:;)

That's pretty much the conclusion of another insightful article on the Register:

Deviants, perverts, 'weirdos' - who's going down?

B

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This law is really clever in a way and unfortunately if the anti-porn morons have their way then all types of porn will be illegal. What I agree with this law is to put the types of porn that are illegal anyway or been considered illegal into this law like rape, violent, necrophilia and beastiality (even though there is a seperate law for child porn it may be included in the new law). The people who like those types of porn are sick in the head and deserve to go to jail. It is those types of porn I mentioned above is what gives porn as a whole a bad name, the dark side of porn is sucking up the good side of porn.

What I don't agree with this law is including types of sexual fetishes that real people tend to explore, I am not into the types of fetishes included in the law but I do think that porn for these fetishes should exist. Porn is entertainment at the end of the day. Even more proof that the government is anti-sex, think it's bad now with labour in power it will be worse if the tories get back in cause they are more anti-sex then labour. I think the anti-porn groups took advantage of the murder of that poor woman a few years ago. That shows that anti-porn groups are getting desperate to get porn banned, stooping to that level makes me sick. :cool:

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So if the police "will not actively target" offenders under the new porn law, what are the chances of their not actively targeting punters under any new anti-punting law unless they have reasonable cause to do so (e.g. genuine suspicion of trafficking or other serious criminal activity)?

As one of the hardcore fems says there: "For a law to have any effect there needs to be the feeling that you might be caught breaking it, and if that's not there it does undermine it."

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The Crown Prosecution Service has now published its guidance on the Dangerous Pictures Act.

There take on a dangerous picture is as follows: '>

CPS guidance - Extreme Pornography

This anime was recently submitted to the BBFC for (R18) classification with the following result (NB there's

not even a reference to the Extreme porn act, which means it could be banned if submitted today):

Ringetsu: The Animation Volume 3

Japanese anime cut by 44:16s to leave just 25:49s

Cuts were required to remove sexual activity between immediate family members, in accordance with BBFC Guidelines, BBFC policy, the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and the Video Recordings Act 1984. Cuts were also required to remove images which may encourage an interest in underage sexual activity, on grounds of harm, in accordance with BBFC Guidelines, BBFC policy and the Video Recordings Act 1984. Cut to sight of menstrual blood during sexual activity was also required, on grounds of obscenity, in accordance with current interpretation of the Obscene Publications Act 1959.

DVD sleeve US release

(source melonfarmers)

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Surely this only affects pron bought in this country. In this day and age so much is available for download on the internet for a fraction of the cost.

Waste of taxpayers money dreaming this one up.

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Surely this only affects pron bought in this country. In this day and age so much is available for download on the internet for a fraction of the cost.

Waste of taxpayers money dreaming this one up.

what has been said about prostitution laws also applies here:

because it is a crusade it is, by definition, not subject to any normal rule of common sense or understanding, so I think you are on a loser if you try to understand the thought processes of those involved.

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