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UK plans controversial online porn age-verification requirement

By Sam Clark
  • 08 Feb 2022 09:52
  • 08 Feb 2022 09:52
The UK government has bolstered its online safety regime to include a requirement for porn websites to verify their users’ age. 

The Online Safety Bill, a landmark content moderation law currently going through the legislative process in the UK, will be updated to include a new legal duty mandating age verification, a senior

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Sam Clark

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Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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