• Jul 17, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

UK government to force porn sites to perform compulsory age verification, but only for UK visitors, starting April 2018

The Digital Economy Law, which mandates compulsory age verifications on pornography sites and was passed in the United Kingdom (UK) last year, will officially be rolled out in April of 2018. Starting April, online pornography sites will be forced to deploy age verification to UK visitors or be blocked by the Great Firewall of Britain. … Continue reading “UK government to force porn sites to perform compulsory age verification, but only for UK visitors, starting April 2018”

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  • Nov 21, 2016
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News, Privacy,

Under new law, UK could force ISPs to block Reddit

The UK government will soon have the power to block any website that doesn’t properly verify your age with a piece of private, personally identifiable information such as your social media account, credit card number, or name and address. While the law, the Digital Economy Bill, is slated towards stopping underage eyes from viewing pornographic … Continue reading “Under new law, UK could force ISPs to block Reddit”

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