Lack of Effective Vape, e-Cig Age Verification Pose Threat to Industry

When it comes to vape and e-cigarette age verification, a click through or box checking is not verification. However, some small and large vape and e-cigarette retailers have adopted this process as a standard method of verification. Let me be clear, this is AGE AFFIRMATION. It is like Stuart Smalley from SNL, “I’m good enough, […]

The Digital Economy Bill, Age Verification and How It Could Impact Ancillary Providers and Payment Processors—a Commercial View

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) is proposed as the U.K.’s age verification regulator with wide reaching powers to censor those sites that do not use either credit card or accepted age-verification methodology to restrict children from accessing adult content.

New Government Rules Could Force Porn Sites to Use Tighter Age Verification Techniques

As part of plans to protect children and make the online world safer for them, the Government is intending to introduce new age verification rules to all internet porn sites, according to the Birmingham Mail.

CNBC: “Porn Sites in UK to Introduce Age Verification Process”

Pornography websites serving the United Kingdom could soon be forced to prove that users are of an adult age under new laws announced by the British Government.

Huffington Post: Adult Site Age Verification A Vital Step

Young people are not equipped to deal with pornography. It can have a deeply damaging effect on their behavior and their understanding of consent and healthy relationships.
NSPCC research shows that by the age of 16 nearly half of young people have viewed pornography, and those children are just as likely to find it accidentally as they are to deliberately search for it.

BBC: “Porn ID Checks Set to Start in April 2018”

A nine-month countdown to the introduction of compulsory age checks on online pornography seen from the UK has begun. The April 2018 goal to protect under-18s was revealed as digital minister Matt Hancock signed the commencement order for the Digital Economy Act, which introduces the requirement.

Ben Jordan, Aristotle: “Having a solid identity provider protects the business from heavy penalties”

Both governments and financial services need data to achieve a level of confidence to proceed with a certain function.

UK Government Launches Porn Site Age Checks Consultation

“Age checking is nothing new,” said Ben Jordan from Aristotle, which provides such services. “The online gambling industry has been doing this for years and it’s been very effective.”

New Integrity Age and ID Verification Whiteboard Video

Do you need to know more about age and ID verification solutions?

Aristotle Supports FTC Recommendations Targeting Marketing of Alcohol to Minors

Integrity applauds the “unambiguously clear” guidance for “best practices” cited by the FTC involving verification of age for all consumer data collected.

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