Category Archives: E-commerce
A few days ago it emerged Facebook is facing a fine of around US$ 5 billion. Subject to approval by the US Department of Justice the fine will be levied by the Federal Trade Commission. It is one of the … Continue reading
The detailed responses to the UK Government’s Online Harms White Paper by UK children’s organizations is now available plus a summary of the recommendations: http://www.chis.org.uk/ In the larger document there are several examples or case studies which illustrate very clearly … Continue reading
Verizon Faces First-Ever Shareholder Proposal On Child Sex Abuse Online We need a lot more of this.
UK announces plans to act on the internet of things. This will be tricky but it’s another key part of the mosaic. More and more toys and other items that children use are “internet things”. Watch this space
Some time ago I read a discussion of strategies online businesses might adopt to try to avoid the clutches of potential or actual Regulators. Without embarrassment or apology it was suggested companies deliberately bundle and entangle lots of things. Why? … Continue reading
On Tuesday the UK Government finally announced the trigger date (15th July) for those parts of the Digital Economy Act, 2017 which require commercial pornography sites to ensure persons under the age of 18 are not able to view their … Continue reading
The UK’s Secretary of State responsible for internet policy, Jeremy Wright MP, is in California this week meeting various high tech companies ahead of a soon-to-be-released White Paper which will shape Britain’s future policy on a range of internet harms … Continue reading