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.

Your Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive Checklist

The deadline for EU member states to comply with the European Union’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Directive is June 26, 2017. What does this mean for your business?

Aristotle’s Integrity Launches Solution for European Union’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Directive

Fully outsourced compliance solution brings cost-efficient authentication to iGaming

New Integrity Age and ID Verification Whiteboard Video

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

Child Privacy Online: FTC Updates COPPA Rules

FTC's Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 expanded to regulate behavioral tracking, plus geolocation data, photos, videos and audio recordings made by kids under 13.

Self-Regulation for Companies in COPPA Safe Harbors

What if your company had a buffer between it and the Federal Trade Commission, just as it’s enacted tough new rules in the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)—someone who could pick up the phone and ask agency staff a question on your behalf, or provide you with warnings on non-compliance before a government investigator knocked on your door?

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