A Sequence of Spankingly Bad Ideas
Alec Muffett

Here's another uncomfortable one: having the postal service go to a (prospective) user's home and check their ID.

This may sound far too inconvenient, (in the case of porn) potentially embarrassing and otherwise problematic, but it's one of the oldest and most widely used AV systems in Germany, where age verification similar to the DEB's proposal has been mandatory for ages — with the expected consequences.

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