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Age Verification, privacy and data…

Age Verification, privacy and data…

A YouGov survey for the Open Rights Group reports today that 78% of UK adults would not be willing to upload ID in order to access adult websites including pornography.  The principal reasons given by those holding this view are that 64% of them ‘don’t...
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AVPA seeks clarification of UK Government policies

In response to the reply we received from officials at the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, we have again  written to the Secretary of State to seek clarification of the government’s policies, ahead of the imminent publication of a re-draft of...
Government delaying AV for porn again!

Government delaying AV for porn again!

We have recevied a deeply concerning reply from DCMS confirming that they will be delaying the implementation of age verification for pornography but another 2-3 years. We had written urging they include pornography on the face of the Online Safety Bill; we had hoped...
Bringing proof of age into the digital age

Bringing proof of age into the digital age

We are pleased to be working in partnership with the Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) to develop a new standard for a universally accepted proof of age which can be displayed on a smartphone, rather than requiring you to carry a valuable physical document when you...