[BBC] Internet porn: Automatic block rejected

Ministers have rejected plans to automatically block internet access to pornography on all computers, saying the move is not widely supported. [...]

But the government says internet providers should encourage parents to switch on parental controls. [...]

It added: "There is also a risk from 'over-blocking' - preventing access to websites which provide helpful information on sexual health or sexual identity, issues which young people may want information on but find difficult to talk to their parents about." [...]