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France Age Verification

France could block adult websites without age verification checks by 24 May 2022

On March 8 the French audiovisual and digital communication regulator Arcom took a case to the Judicial Court of Paris on the basis that several
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Children’s charity Barnardos has requested all adult websites introduce age verification

UK Children’s charity Barnardo’s has written an open letter calling for all adult websites to introduce age verification voluntarily, without waiting for the UK Governement’s
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UK & Australia moving forward with age verification legislation

Both the UK and Australian Governments are advancing their agendas to ensure that adult content sites ensure their users are 18 years old or over.
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UK considering to revive age verification scheme for online adult content

A U.K. parliamentary committee, chaired by Damian Collins MP, commented that “A lack of regulation online has left too many people vulnerable to abuse, fraud,
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UK websites told to enforce age checks

New guidance from Ofcom has stated that UK websites and apps that host pornography and adult material, such as OnlyFans and PocketStars, must put in
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AgeGO Wins Best Age Verification Technology Solutions Award (Western Europe)

18 May 2021, Dublin, Ireland. AgeGo has been awarded Best Age Verification Technology Solutions (Western Europe) by the 2021 Irish Enterprise Awards. Created by EU
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French regulators push adult sites to implement age verification

In early March 2021, France’s media regulatory agency, the Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) wrote to several large traffic volume adult content websites asking that
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UK Government plans Online Safety Bill for 2021

The UK Government outlined its plans to introduce new rules for tech firms in its Online Harms White Paper, to make the UK a safer
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French Parliament Agrees to Age Verification Requirement

The French Parliament unanimously agreed in July 2020 to introduce an Age Verification (AV) requirement aimed at preventing minors from accessing pornographic websites. France’s president,
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Australia moves one step further to introducing online age verification

The Australian parliamentary committee has compiled a report that recommends creating an “e-safety commissioner” in order to develop a procedure for mandatory age verification (AV)
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German parents want a good age verification system to protect children online

Germany is looking at safeguarding children who are viewing online content and social media, which could also include age verification to protect them from online
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Poland looks set to begin age verification for adult websites

Poland’s prime minister is set to legislate an all-encompassing program to prevent children from accessing pornography online. Mateusz Morawiecki said on Polish Radio 16 December
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