The Children’s Commissioner for England publishes results of nationally representative survey of 1,000 young people aged 16 to 21 and focus groups with teenagers. Read full report here 31st January 2023: Children are being exposed to pornography from as young as nine, which is linked to low self-esteem
British ministers reached a compromise with backbenchers from their own party who had been pressing for senior executives in tech companies to be made criminally liable for breaches of the new Online Safety Bill being introduced in the United Kingdom. Similar provisions had been considered when the Bill was first
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In a high-profile debate during the passage of the Online Safety Bill, the VerifyMyContent solution was referenced to demonstrate the technical feasibility of requiring adult websites to maintain effective records of identity and consent verification for all those who feature within their content. Following some 50 hours of debate in
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
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 report outlines the essential requirements of The Children's Code (or the Age Appropriate Design Code) and its impact on your business. The Code marks a significant step forward in addressing the challenges related to the processing of personal data, particularly of those under 18. For businesses to ensure that
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