Online Safety

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Porn sites age verification moves a step closer

12th Dec 2018
James Mildred

The introduction of age verification (AV) on pornographic websites moved a step closer late last night after Peers approved key regulations which are needed to ensure Part 3 of the Digital Economy Act comes into force.

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Peers set to debate porn sites age-verification

11th Dec 2018
Rachael Adams

Today the House of Lords are set to debate crucial online safety measures pertaining to the Digital Economy Act.

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Digital IDs proposed to protect the young

14th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

The Government has announced that one of the plans they are developing to prevent teenagers from accessing pornography online is to issue them with a ‘digital passport’.

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Pornography should be treated as a public health problem, warn MPs

26th Oct 2018
Rachael Adams

The Women and Equalities Select Committee has published its report on sexual harassment towards girls and women and recommends that pornography should be treated as a public health issue, similar to smoking.

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Information Commissioner: children deserve the same protections online as offline

27th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

The Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, told a Lord’s committee that children need more protections online, citing a discrepancy between the protections that children have offline and online.

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Internet safety strategy left stalling in Northern Ireland

7th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

BBC NI has revealed that Northern Ireland is without an Internet Safety Strategy for children and young people because the Northern Ireland Executive is currently not sitting.

The Telegraph highlights CARE's polling

17th Aug 2018
Rachael Adams

  The vast majority of MPs do not think it is right that the Digital Economy Act makes non-photographic child sex abuse images available online, after age verification.

CARE polling: 71% of MPs back closing animated child-porn loophole

8th Aug 2018
James Mildred

The vast majority of MPs do not think it is right that the Digital Economy Act makes non-photographic child sex abuse images available online, after age verification.

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Child sex abuse images loophole must be closed

8th Aug 2018
Rachael Adams

A leading Crossbench Peer has criticised the Government for not doing enough to remove child sex abuse images from the web.

Church to Tackle Pornography Addiction That’s Harming Our Communities

17th Oct 2017
Rachael Adams

Pornography damages relationships, harms the brain and negatively affects society as a whole.

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