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Our customers – Age verification tool drives a 40% increase in website traffic for gaming sites

Gaming business, Savvygamblers, has experienced a 40% increase in website visitors following the implementation of new software to make its operation fully compliant with age verification laws. The company…

Age verification and retail – By Alastair Graham, CEO of AgeChecked

Age verification and retail Knife crime rose to its highest-ever level in England and Wales this year, with 43,516 recorded offences in the 12 months ending March 2019. It’s…

LSE Study Shows Children Want a Social Media ‘Clean Slate’ at 18

LSE Study Shows Children Want a Social Media ‘Clean Slate’ at 18

LSE Study Shows Children Want a Social Media ‘Clean Slate’ at 18 A recent study carried out by the London School of Economics found that young people were unaware…

UK Government Wants Children to Have a Fully Rounded Online Education

UK Government Wants Children to Have a Fully Rounded Online Education

UK Government Wants Children to Have a Fully Rounded Online Education At a recent NSPCC conference, the Education Secretary Damian Hinds threw down the gauntlet to tech industry giants….

Age verification for the online gambling industry – By Alastair Graham, CEO of AgeChecked

The number of problem gamblers aged 11-16 in the UK has risen to 55,000. That was the stark recent warning of the Gambling Commission, revealing that the number of…

San Francisco Takes Steps to Ban e Cigarettes

San Francisco Takes Steps to Ban e-Cigarettes

San Francisco Takes Steps to Ban e-Cigarettes In a high profile attempt to prevent young people under the age of 21 accessing nicotine products, San Francisco is on its…

Children and GDPR

Children and GDPR

Protecting Children’s Data Online Just over a year ago, in May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)  came into effect in the UK. The aim of the GDPR…

Online Gambling

Gambling Commission Closes Loophole on Free-to-Play Games

Gambling Commission Closes Loophole on Free-to-Play Games Since May 2019 online gambling sites have been required to carry out age verification checks before allowing clients to start playing. In…

UK Internet attitudes study finds public support for social media regulation

Online Nation Reports Shows Growing UK Support for Social Media Regulation

Online Nation Reports Shows Growing UK Support for Social Media Regulation How do we take the temperature of the nation when it comes to big issues like: Should social…

New Facebook Features

New Facebook Features Create New Potential Risks for Children

New Facebook Features Create New Potential Risks for Children Two new Facebook features have set alarm bells ringing for UK watchdogs. They’re concerned with the safety of children when…

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