Rejected petition Make all BBC services hidden behind an opt in paywall

BBC broadcasting should enforce a paywall to block and protect people who don't watch or use BBC services. A pay-to-use screen would cut off the service automatically, and provide instant relief for people fearing unintended evasion, fines, and harassment.

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Sky, Netflix, and other video broadcasting services demonstrate that hiding content behind a subscription pay wall is feasible, and that people are willing to pay if the the content is worth it.

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It’s not clear what the petition is asking the UK Government or Parliament to do.

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