Britons may now be forced to take selfie before viewing pornography

After receiving stolen money into their account, they are asked to withdraw it and wire the money to a different account

James Titcomb

Adult websites could require visitors to take a face-scanning selfie to prove they are over 18 under plans to prevent children accessing pornography.

Ofcom, which will administer new online safety laws designed to protect children online, said websites could use “facial age estimation” systems to confirm they are adults.