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Fight to ban porn vidoes.



THE British Board of Film Classification is to take legal action to prevent hard-core pornographic por·nog·ra·phy  
n.
1. Sexually explicit pictures, writing, or other material whose primary purpose is to cause sexual arousal.

2. The presentation or production of this material.

3.
 videos flooding into British sex shops, it was announced.

It is to seek a judicial review in the High Court in London.

It concerns a ruling that seven hard-core videos should be released with R18 certificates.

The ruling allows the videos to be supplied in licensed sex shops to people over 18.

The BBFC BBFC British Board of Film Classification
BBFC British Board of Film Censors
 says the videos break guidelines guidelines,
n.pl a set of standards, criteria, or specifications to be used or followed in the performance of certain tasks.
 by showing explicit close ups of sexually graphic material.

Earlier this year the censors This is an incomplete list of censors of the Roman Republic
  • 312 BC-307 BC - Appius Claudius Caecus (and ?)
  • 304 BC - Quintus Fabius Maximus Rullianus and Publius Decius Mus
  • 293 BC - Publius Cornelius Arvina and Caius Marcius Rutilus
 refused to grant certificates for the videos, saying this would open the floodgates to hard-core porn.

But the distributors, Sheptonhurst Ltd and Prime Time Promotions, appealed against the decision to the Video Appeals Committee.

The committee is a body set up to hear complaints about film classifications.
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Sep 29, 1999
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