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What Does Social Media Do To Children

What Does Social Media Do To Children?

What Does Social Media Do To Children? This is a question that emerged in the last decade and is likely to define the decade ahead. The Royal College of…

AgeChecked launches High Court action to force UK Government to re-think decision to abandon age checks for pornographic websites.

AgeChecked, the leading global provider of secure and anonymised online age verification technology, has launched legal action in the High Court to overturn the UK Government’s decision to abandon…

Was the General Election good or bad news for those who want to see better protection for children when they go online?

  At the time, October’s decision to withdraw plans for compulsory age verification for accessing adult websites was given little or no good explanation, with no clear alternative plan…

‘Gaming Supplements’ Replace Energy Drinks for Under 16s

‘Gaming Supplements’ Replace Energy Drinks for Under 16s

‘Gaming Supplements’ Replace Energy Drinks for Under 16s The amount of caffeine consumed by children in the UK has been rising disproportionately over the past decade. Figures released in…

Alcohol E Commerce and Age Verification

Alcohol E-Commerce and Age Verification

Alcohol E-Commerce and Age Verification Having alcohol delivered to your door by Amazon sounds like something that already happens. Except that it doesn’t – not yet, anyway. Currently only…

UK Police Officer Calls Out Facebook on its Plans for End to End Encryption

UK Police Officer Calls Out Facebook on its Plans for End-to-End Encryption

UK Police Officer Calls Out Facebook on its Plans for End-to-End Encryption A senior UK police officer has described the attitude of Facebook toward child sexual abuse online as…

The Cannabis Industry and Age Verification

The Cannabis Industry and Age Verification

The Cannabis Industry and Age Verification It has been illegal to purchase cannabis in the UK since 1928 and, despite decades of discussion, it remains so to this day….

Vaping Giant is Sued for Poor Age Verification Practices

Vaping Giant is Sued for Poor Age Verification Practices

Vaping Giant is Sued for Poor Age Verification Practices California has filed a lawsuit against the vaping manufacturer, Juul. They allege that Juul used age verification deceptively to sell…

Australia Considers Facial Recognition for Age Verification

Australia Considers Facial Recognition for Age Verification

Australia Considers Facial Recognition for Age Verification In October this year the UK government announced that they were abandoning their plans to require adult content websites to carry out…

China Battles Gaming Addiction With Curfew for Minors

China Battles Gaming Addiction With Curfew for Minors

China Battles Gaming Addiction With Curfew for Minors Growing concerns about the impact of addictive video games on the health of young people has led China to impose a…

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