The journey begins – officially

The UK Government has confirmed its long-declared intention to make the BBFC the Regulator for those parts of the DEA 2017 which concern commercial publishers of pornography. They will have to introduce robust age verification if they want to carry on doing business in Great Britain.

There are still some important details to iron out e.g. how sites such as Twitter might be impacted. But we are on the case!

 

About John Carr

John Carr is one of the world's leading authorities on children's and young people's use of digital technologies. He is Senior Technical Adviser to Bangkok-based global NGO ECPAT International and is Secretary of the UK's Children's Charities' Coalition on Internet Safety. John is now or has formerly been an Adviser to the Council of Europe, the UN (ITU), the EU and UNICEF. John has advised many of the world's largest technology companies on online child safety. John's skill as a writer has also been widely recognised. http://johncarrcv.blogspot.com
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