As in Iceland, a ban across Europe would include the internet.
The pendumlum is swinging back to 19th-century puritanism. No doubt men soon will be arrested for daring to swim without bathing-suit tops, women who use lipstick will be jailed for prostitution, legs will have to be referred to as limbs and legs supporting pianos will be blocked by potted firns and covered with doilies.
The Daily Mail:The European Parliament is preparing to vote on a proposal to ban all forms of pornography.
A report detailing the ban, was prepared by the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality.
Embedded under Article 17 of the report is a clause that, if eventually made into law, would effectively ban pornography across all types of media, including the Internet, in Europe. . . .
. . . Last month it was reported that Iceland could become the first Western democracy to block all internet porn under radical new proposals. . . .
. . . Methods [in Iceland] under consideration include blocking porn IP addresses and making it illegal to use Icelandic credit cards to access x-rated sites.
A law forbidding the printing and distribution of porn has long been in place in the Nordic nation – but it has yet to be updated to cover the internet.