Nola Leach: Digital Economy Bill is the Best Bet for a Safer Internet
Digital Economy Bill is the Best Bet for a Safer Internet by Nola Leach, CEO for CARE
Second Reading of the Digital Economy Bill
On Tuesday the House of Lords gave the Digital Economy Bill its Second Reading.
Breakthrough in the fight to keep children safe online
The Digital Economy Bill was ushered through to the House of Lords yesterday after the Bill received an unopposed third reading in Parliament, meaning that it’s much closer to becoming law.
Digital Economy Bill in Committee
Committee stage of the Digital Economy Bill in the House of Commons began last Tuesday, 11 October, with line-by-line scrutiny of the Bill taking place on Tuesday and Thursday this week.
Dan Boucher quoted on Premier
Dr Dan Boucher welcomes the government's decision to expand its review into FOBTs to include gambling advertising as the way that gambling is currently being advertised is effecting our rising generation and normalising betting.
Pornography Highlighted as Reason Young Girls are Requesting Genital Plastic Surgery
A ground-breaking Australian study has found that girls as young as 15 are asking their doctors for genital plastic surgery. 35 per cent of doctors have seen patients under 18 requesting female genital plastic surgery, also known as labiaplasty.
Government Ready to Take on the Gambling Industry
The government has decided to widen its FOBT review to include gambling and betting advertisements.
Digital Economy Bill- Second Reading Today
This afternoon, the Government’s long-awaited Digital Economy Bill received its Second Reading in the House of Commons.
Government fails to ensure enforceability of age-verification measures
Today 5 July, the Government introduced its Digital Economy Bill into parliament – a key component of the Bill being the requirement for commercial pornographic websites to place age-verification mechanisms on their sites – a means of preventing chil
NSPCC commissioned study shows greater need to protect children from pornographic content
It is now time for the Government to seriously consider proposals set out in Baroness Howe’s sixth Online Safety Bill which requires pornographic websites to put robust age-verification measures in place as a means of miminising children's exposure t