identity verification

Ofcom Urges Tech Firms To Tame Toxic Algorithms

New child safety laws sees Ofcom calling on tech firms to “tame toxic algorithms” to protect children online

2 weeks ago

Ofcom Confirms OnlyFans Investigation Over Age Verification

UK regulator confirms it is investigating whether OnlyFans is doing enough to prevent children accessing pornography

3 weeks ago

Three Big Porn Websites Must Verify User’s Age In EU

European Commission classifies Pornhub, XVideos and Stripchat as “very large online platforms”, subjecting them to strict DSA rules

5 months ago

Ofcom’s Age Verification Proposals Pose ‘Significant’ Privacy, Security Risk

Open Rights Group slams Ofcom's proposals for age verification checks on porn websites, citing privacy and security concerns

6 months ago

Meta Paid Verification Arrives For UK Users

Paid verification for Instagram and Facebook, dubbed Meta Verified, launches in UK at a cost of £9.99 per month for…

1 year ago

Instagram To Require Date Of Birth From All Users

Facebook's Instagram is to require users to provide their date of birth - days before UK starts age verification enforcement

3 years ago

UK Government Drops Controversial Porn Age Checks

Long standing plan to introduce age checks on porn websites has been dropped by the British government

5 years ago

Porn Age Checks To Be Delayed – Again

UPDATED - Government confirms six month delay to porn age checking after it fails to inform Brussels

5 years ago

Gov.UK Verify Authentication Scheme Slammed by NAO

National Audit Office heavily criticises government authentication scheme, which it says has fallen well below target

5 years ago

PornHub Owner Unveils Age Verification Tool For The UK

Online smut control? AgeID will be help Brits comply with the Digital Economy Act 2017 from April

6 years ago

HMRC Takes Over Government Gateway Phase-Out

HMRC said it may extend its own in-house identity verification scheme to other departments once the Government Gateway is terminated

7 years ago

More Government Services Sign Up For Identity Verification Scheme

Eleven government digital services are to begin trials of GOV.UK Verify by March, following initial reliability problems

9 years ago