Is watching porn a crime in UK?
Extreme Pornography Sections 63 to 67 of the Act make it an offence to possess pornographic images that depict acts which threaten a person’s life; acts which result in or are likely to result in serious injury; bestiality; or necrophilia..
What is illegal on the internet?
Theft, fraud, vandalism, trespass, harassment, child pornography, and copyright infringement are problems that predate the Internet. Existing law in these areas forms a basis on which federal and state authorities can pursue individuals who commit related crimes using the Internet.
Is viewing the same as possessing UK?
‘Possession’ is defined as the physical or digital possession of an indecent image which is prohibited by law. ‘Making’ or ‘viewing’ of indecent images refers to the viewing of an image which in turn results in the image being downloaded to the device.
Is beastly illegal in UK?
Possession of extreme pornographic images is an either way offence. The maximum penalty for possession of extreme pornographic images involving necrophilia or bestiality is two years’ imprisonment and/or a fine; for other images it is three years’ imprisonment and/or a fine.