• 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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  • May 19, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

Theresa May outlines Tory plan to create new, censored Internet controlled by UK government

Yesterday, during her speech describing the current¬†Tory Manifesto, Theresa May revealed that she plans to build a “new Internet,” over which the government has complete control. The goal in the Tory internet plan is to become “the global leader in the regulation of the use of personal data and the internet.” The¬†manifesto states: Some people … Continue reading “Theresa May outlines Tory plan to create new, censored Internet controlled by UK government”

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