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US State Law comparisons for adult content 2024

In light of the numerous new laws passed in the USA recently, we've updated our comparison chart. As of June 2024, there have been 21 new laws, detailed below in alphabetical order, in three tables. 1. Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana and Kansas 2....

Appeals court reinstates Texas AV law for adult content

Appeals court reinstates Texas AV law for adult content

In a move no-one expected, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeal has stepped in an overturned the injunction which stayed the implementation of Texas Bill HB1181, requiring age verification and health warnings for pornography. There is no detail, and a full hearing of the...

Lessons from Texas HB 1811 judgement

The federal district court in Austin, Texas has granted an injunction preventing Texas Bill 1181 coming into force on September 1 2023.  The Bill required age verification for online pornography, and the publication of defined health warnings. This judgement provides...

Judgement allowing an injunction to stop Texas law HB1181

Judgement allowing an injunction to stop Texas law HB1181

This is the full judgement from the federal district court in Austin, Texas which granted an injunction preventing Texas Bill 1181 coming into force on September 1 2023.  The Bill required age verification for online pornography, and the publication of defined health...

AVPA advises NIST on testing facial age estimation

AVPA advises NIST on testing facial age estimation

The Association submitted feedback to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the USA on their plans to offer testing for facial age estimation. We welcomed the decision to provide test protocols for Age Estimation Technologies, and made the...

AVPA speaks to Times Radio

AVPA speaks to Times Radio

We were pleased to speak to Times Radio about this article by Mark Sellman, their Technology Correspondent. Listen to the 7 minute discussion here. [video width="1920" height="1080"...

Judgement allowing an injunction to stop Texas law HB1181

US State Age Verification Compliance Calendar

With some 144 bills in across 43 US States introduced in 2023 which specifically attempt to protect children from various harms on the Internet, keeping track of what is required where is already a huge challenge for many online services.  Even where Bills are copied...