Digital rights advocacy group Open Rights Group is accusing the government of negligence thanks to privacy concerns in the age verification laws.
The age verification provisions in the Digital Economy Act have been delayed. The delay represents a temporary digital rights reprieve.
The British government has recently announced that the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) will be responsible for online age verification.
Despite the fact that the hugely controversial Digital Economy Act (DEA), a law that ushered in a three strikes law in the UK, the battle to try and at least tweak the law into some sense of reasonableness has been raging up to this day. The Open Rights Group were among many to file submissions […]
Yesterday, we reported that the government wants to repeal parts of the Digital Economy Act. Today, there was a conflicting report from a one site that says that the government might just leave the act alone instead.