Age Verification for Weapons a Reasonable Measure for Safety in California

  With evidence in hand that minors purchased weapons from online stores simply by using a prepaid card, California legislators have moved forward with legislation to put effective age verification in place.  As purchases of prepaid cards are not restricted to adults, and are often given as birthday and other gifts, using a prepaid card […]

Facebook’s Blurred Age Reality & its Impact on Privacy of Minors

Age 19 = Age 16, Age 16 = Age 13, Age 13 = Age 10 on Facebook As Facebook presents its advertising reach, people have noticed some interesting “anomalies,” namely the amount of young users that Facebook represents in the younger demographics exceed those represented by the U.S. census. Why is this important? In his […]

Political Ad Verification on Facebook as Outlined is Not Exactly Complete

Tuesday, while listening to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress, it occurred to me that Facebook could potentially require some level of individual verification that includes the verification of an electronically submitted government document and a geolocation process, like government data or the voter file. While there is value in submitting an electronic copy of […]

Thoughts from Know Identity 2018

What a conference! A round of applause to the One World Identity team and CEO Travis Jarae for delivering such engaging content, including keynote speakers Scott Galloway, David Birch and Steve Wilson. These speakers – and many more – really challenged the identity community to assess the definition of online identity and how the global […]

UK Age Verification takes Center Stage in Adult Entertainment Market

UK Age Verification takes Center Stage in Adult Entertainment Market

Field reporting from the Adult Entertainment Conferences XBIZ LA and AVN InterNext Aristotle Integrity recently attended XBIZ 2018 in West Hollywood and AVN InterNext 2018 in Las Vegas, two of the biggest business conferences for the Adult Entertainment market. Both conferences had a diverse range of attendees, including industry professionals from adult sites, payment processors, […]

UK iGaming Age Restriction: Verify at Registration or Else

Whilst it has been common in the iGaming market that the age of the user has been verified at the first deposit of money on the site, recent activity by the U.K. Gaming Commission should cause iGaming operators to rethink their marketing and on-boarding strategy. Based upon the recent letter that the Gaming Commission, the […]

The 10 Driving Forces Behind the Convergence of Payments, Anti-Fraud & Identity Solutions

The 10 Driving Forces behind the Convergence of Payments, Anti-Fraud & Identity Solutions

Over the last decade, all major payments processors have created fraud strategies and associated services in an effort to offer real customer value to their merchants. Independent or standalone anti-fraud vendors are less prevalent, due to a raft of strategic acquisitions and partnerships offering even broader services. Traditionally, global products that may not have entered […]

Age Verification: No Match = No Sale!

There are a number of age verification services and solutions available in the UK, primarily set up to verify that users are over 18. The goal is to restrict under 18 access to a raft of e-commerce sectors: igaming, tobacco, alcohol, knives, fireworks, solvents, butane, crossbows, airguns, +18 videos, computer games and shortly, adult content. […]

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.

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