Britain looks set to re-open the question of how adult internet content is regulated, as embattled Prime Minister David Cameron scrambles for ways to shore up support from the conservative heartland.

David Cameron by World Economic ForumAccording to a report in The Times, the U.K. government is planning to a review of current rules to consider whether explicit content could be better screened from children — and is pushing the possibility that households will have to opt in with their ISP if they don’t want all adult content to be blocked:

Cameron will reveal that the Government is to consult on whether adults wanting to view porn should be forced to “opt in” in order to access porn sites, a measure fiercely resisted by some internet service providers (ISP) and anti-censorship campaigners.

The decision to explore the option of blocking porn by default came after a Downing Street breakfast meeting with creative-industry figures yesterday…

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