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UK 'porn block': Government ditches plans to stop children accessing pornography online
The new laws were due to come into effect from 15 July.
An increasing number of children are sharing nude or sexually explicit photos on social media
The committee was told about a girl wanted to take her own life after an ex-boyfriend shared images of her without her permission.
UK's porn blocking laws to be delayed again
The laws were to be introduced on 15 July, but are to be delayed because of bureaucratic, legal issues.
Taoiseach says government will review UK's new 'porn block' law to see if it could work in Ireland
Leo Varadkar confirmed that legislation to set up the office of a Digital Safety Commissioner is on the way.
Minister says 'porn block' law needs to be considered, but says privacy issues also a concern
Credit card details could be used to verify a person is over 18 under the new UK rules.
The Explainer: How will the UK’s new porn blocking law work?
Age verification will be required to access online pornography in the United Kingdom from July.