This automatic block, introduced under the Digital Economy Act 2017, is being put in place in an attempt to prevent children from seeing inappropriate content.The Act states that commercial providers of pornographic content should have age verification checks on their websites, in order to prevent children from viewing explicit images and videos.
X-rated websites were set to be blocked on 15 July this year, but now the new laws have been delayed again.
It is still unknown how far the porn block implementation will be pushed back, with an administrative error causing an indefinite wait.
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The bill would require a business to make disclosures about the information and the purposes for which it is used.