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“Dangerous and irresponsible” age verification goes ahead

Government announces 15 July 2019 launch date for dangerous and irresponsible age verification scheme, without compulsory privacy scheme.

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ICO Age Appropriate Design Code of Conduct: tread lightly

The ICO Age Appropriate Design Code of Conduct is now available for consultation

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The DCMS Online Harms Strategy must “design in” fundamental rights

After months of waiting and speculation, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has finally published its White Paper on Online Harms - now appearing as a joint publication with the Home Office. The expected duty of care proposal is present, but substantive detail on what this actually means remains sparse: it would perhaps be more accurate to describe this paper as pasty green.

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DCMS publishes White Paper on Internet Safety and Online Harm

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) today published its long-awaited White Paper on Online Harms.

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