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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 […]

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How secure is your Social Security number? The future of SSNs and online identity

A data breach can ruin your company’s reputation and cost you billions of dollars – just ask one of the estimated 16.7 million Americans impacted last year. According to a 2018 Identity Fraud study by Javelin Strategy & Research, more SSNs were stolen than credit card numbers in 2017. After all, you can do anything […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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Money Laundering, Terrorist Funding Happen Anywhere—Even on eBay

Fortunately, the compliance and identity verification measures in industries under tight compliance regulations have been effective in restricting terrorist financing. However, the impact of these enhanced regulations and compliance measures in the gaming and financial community may have been to send these individuals to other marketplaces like person-to-person or small retailer-to-consumer. About 12 years ago […]

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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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Finding a Reasonable Approach to Verify Adults for Adult Activities

It is simple, really. Social activities such as gambling, viewing pornography and purchasing alcohol, knives, drugs and other items that are considered “adult” by the majority of U.K. citizens should be restricted to adults or at least authorized by an adult.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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