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Pin required to watch channel before 9

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My virgin tivo box has recently started to ask me for the pin to unlock a channel before 21.00 because its classified as a 15 

Never asked me before , so I went to settings, parental controls, lock channels and selected unlock all channels.

But it has no effect and still asks for a pin to watch sky max which is ridiculous 



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This is "Mandatory Daytime Protection" and is a regulatory requirement for any broadcaster wishing to show age-restricted content during daytime hours.

You could direct a complaint at Ofcom, but the requirements are in-place to allow a free reign on daytime scheduling.

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Hi @Matt69 👋

Welcome to our Community Forums and thanks for your post. 

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