When IT Meets Politics:

ATVOD


February 16, 2016  1:19 PM

C Plan – A Plan For Consent‐Based, Confidential, Online Age Verification

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ATVOD, COPPA

This was published by the Digital Policy Alliance in March 2015 and used to help brief politicians on why robust Age Checking processes had the support of a critical mass of on-line publishers and retailers who would also help deliver any political...

February 16, 2016  11:42 AM

An idea whose time has come: robust on-line age-checking – and not just for access to pornography

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ATVOD, Data breach, DCMS, oix, On-line, Yoti

The announcement of the DCMS consultation "Child Safety Online: age checking for Pornography" is most welcome.  As yet, however, the


December 31, 2015  11:01 AM

Will Ofcom drop the ATVOD ball on age checking and content regulation tomorrow?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ATVOD, Ofcom, Watershed

Tomorrow Ofcom takes control of "on demand" content back from ATVOD and s said to plan to align it more closely with linear TV.

Last year the Prime Minister


September 18, 2015  10:55 AM

“On-line Age Checking – the time has come”: why it matters to YOUR business

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ATVOD, Barclays, BRDO, Equifax, ISOC, JISC, NSPCC, oix, Telecom2, Yoti

When the Prime Minister David Cameron reiterated his pre-election pledge to "curb access to pornographic web sites by under 18s" there was a widespread assumption that this only mattered to those...


August 27, 2015  12:49 PM

Responding to the revolt of target audiences against on-line advertising linked to data mining

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ATVOD, Equifax, ISOC, Kantara, NSPCC, oix

Recent surveys indicate that the "Millennial" generation is losing faith in the security of on-line players in the face of the growing flood of data breach stories. Those who stick their heads in the cloud of collective wisdom lack...


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