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What standards do AVPA members apply

What standards do AVPA members apply

AVPA Members must comply with applicable published international or local age verification standards (where these have been endorsed by the AVPA). In the UK, PAS 1296:2018 is the BSI standard already recommended by the Home Office to online suppliers of age restricted...
What standards do AVPA members apply

Would there not be thousands of sites that did not comply?

The regulator would need to take rapid action to deter non-compliance.  As with gambling, where licensed sites quickly report unlicensed competitors to the Gambling Commission, there would be a large degree of peer-policing. There was a credibility issue after so many...
What standards do AVPA members apply

Wasn’t there very low public awareness of the new rules?

A YouGov poll from March 2019 showed that 76% of the British public were unaware of that age verification is being introduced.  The regulator, as well as all the main adult sites, had plans to educate users in the run-up to the new law coming into force.  Meanwhile...