Saturday, 10 March 2018

Proposed Law Could Mean No More Free Porn In Rhode Island

quote [ State legislators introduced a bill last week that would require residents to pay a one-time $20 fee to access pornography sites or other "offensive material" online. ]

But it's lockdown straight from Rhode Island
[SFW] [pr0n] [+1 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:02amGMT]

Comments

ubie said @ 12:42am GMT on 10th Mar
In all seriousness how would this not be a 1st Amendment violation?
Mythtyn said @ 1:13am GMT on 10th Mar
Time for all rhode islanders to make sure they are aware of how to use a vpn.
Wulf said @ 1:35am GMT on 10th Mar
This bill has been proposed in 15 states, I'm curious to see who wrote and is pushing it.
steele said @ 1:57am GMT on 10th Mar
Probably ALEC.
hellboy said @ 2:11am GMT on 10th Mar
My thought too, but I haven't found any mention of it.

This is essentially a repost:

http://sensibleendowment.com/entry.php/11403
Ankylosaur said @ 2:24am GMT on 10th Mar [Score:1 WTF]
From the link in that post: The Man Who Wants to Tax Porn Thinks His Past Assault Case Is "Fake News"
Chris Sevier, 40, who sometimes goes by Mark Sevier in court and Chris Severe in communications with state legislators, has a contentious and often intentionally provocative relationship with the American court system that is news to at least some of the bill’s co-sponsors. He once famously tried to legally marry his computer to protest same-sex marriage, and was charged with stalking and harassing both country star John Rich and a 17-year-old girl.

This RI one sounds different since it targets ISPs with filters instead of devices. Also its sponsored by Democrats.
steele said[2] @ 2:29am GMT on 10th Mar
14 more to go. ;)

They're not always up front about this shit either. If i remember correctly they did some of the transgender bathroom bills under the radar as well to stir up the base.
Wulf said @ 3:42am GMT on 10th Mar
Ah, yes. I was trying to figure out where I had come up with that 15 state figure, that would be it.
ethanos said @ 11:36pm GMT on 12th Mar
doesn't matter.... i've already seen all the porn ever made.
hellboy said @ 11:39pm GMT on 12th Mar
I mean, how much can there be?

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