It has often been said that global corporations may wield more power and influence than national governments. A prime example of this has been Mastercard’s strong and principled stand against underage performers in adult content and the issue of participant consent. Their rule book was updated last year to
In April 2022, the law restricting the sale of knives and corrosive substances in the UK was significantly tightened, now requiring rigorous age checks both before an online purchase and at the point of delivery. Read our report to better understand the impact on your buiness. Download the full report
The United Kingdom government has presented to Parliament a revised draft of its trailblazing online safety legislation, which now begins the process of scrutiny by first the House of Commons and then the House of Lords before becoming law, probably early in 2023. Read our report to better understand the
Until now, the debate around the UK’s Online Safety Bill and age verification has centred on the adult industry and the requirement to prevent children from accessing online pornography. However, whilst the recently-published revised draft certainly tackles this issue, it also has far more wide-ranging implications for websites across
German courts have taken a further significant step in clarifying the complex question of jurisdiction over the regulation of the internet within the EU by making it clear that the German government can take action against pornographic websites based in other EU states that breach German laws on child protection.
VerifyMyAge’s blueprint report explores the current state of play in regard to how the European Union, United Kingdom, France and Germany are tackling age verification for access to adult content and what this means for local consumers and the content providers. There is presently no uniform global or regional