• Child protection laws in the UK will introduce mandatory age-checks for porn sites

    2 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    The U.K. government is expected to make its plans to add age-verification to all adult websites accessible in the country public this week. However, there are questions over its safely and effectiveness.
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  • Porn sites in the UK will soon be required to prove their users are 18 and older

    Porn sites in the UK will soon be required to prove their users are 18 and older

    2 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    The UK will not trust the standard 18+ disclaimer to keep minors away from porn. The BBC reports the British government will soon require adult entertainment websites to update their pages with age-verification software that discourages underage users from consuming lewd content online. Starting from April 2018, platforms distributing sexually suggestive materials will be legally obligated to implement stricter age-verification measures before granting users access to their content. The new set of regulations was introduced in an effort to make the internet safer for children. Companies...
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  • The UK government is going to force porn sites to introduce age-checks or be banned

    The UK government is going to force porn sites to introduce age-checks or be banned

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    LONDON - Porn sites will be forced to verify the age of their British users or they will be banned in the UK.
    The Mail on Sunday and The Times are both reporting that the plans , which have been in the works since last year, will be formally announced on Monday as part of the Digital Economy Act.
    Pornography sites will be forced to verify users' ages via their credit cards to prove they are over 18, or face being banned in Britain.
    The aim is to prevent children from being exposed to pornography online, which child protection charities warn can have damaging effects on their...
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  • UK plans age verification for porn websites from 2018

    UK plans age verification for porn websites from 2018

    2 monthes ago - By BBC

    Users face checks before accessing content, with new a regulator overseeing the rules by next April.
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  • Age checks to be introduced on porn websites in UK

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Measures forcing users to provide credit card details are part of government efforts to make internet safer for children The first steps in forcing pornography websites to check that users are over 18 will be be announced by the government this week in an effort to make the internet safer for children. Websites flouting new rules, which are set to be part of the Digital Economy Act , could find that a regulator has told their internet service providers to block access to them. Those who provide payment and other services to such sites could also be asked to impose restrictions.
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