The Age Verification Providers Association
Maintaining high standards in age verification
Say the word “convergence” to art-lovers and they’ll think of Jackson Pollock. In 2015, it was a horror film set in a haunted hospital. In Mexico, it’s a political party. But in the world of tech, it’s about how multiple strands of functionality are combined. ...
Right now, in the world of age verification, there are a lot of moving parts. In an ideal world, they would all fit a neat blueprint for the final precision-engineered machine. It may be that the UK government’s full response to the Online Harms consultation, due any...
As August provides a brief break from the relentless schedule of monthly meetings, it is a perfect opportunity to pause and reflect on where the age verification sector stands.Globally, there is certainly a continued increase in focus on applying the general principle...
AVPA White Paper – The foundations for an open, competitive and reliable global age-assurance market
The AVPA has published a draft White Paper on the future of the AV sector. Click the image below to read in pdf format. Comments on the paper are welcome - please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
The AVPA’s response drew attention the opportunities and threats arising from the application of age assurance online, and specifically in relation to advertising.
AVPA evidence to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee – Covid-19 and Food Supply
The AVPA has offered to re-purpose AV technology to allow vulnerable people on the NHS Shielded Patient List to get priority access to online services.
Following the submission of written evidence, the AVPA was invited to give oral evidence to the Australian House of Representatives.
AVPA response to the interim report of the Online Platforms Market Study by the Competition and Markets Authority
A requirement for independent, certified age verification would be an important addition to the proposed Code of Conduct, and a powerful mechanism for introducing competition in the digital advertising market.
The AVPA is a member of the OPSS Expert Panel on Age Restrictions. We endorsed that Panel’s response to this consultation.