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Age Verification

Age verification is a process carried out either online or in-person, often with biometrics or facial analysis, in order to control access to restricted goods, services, or content. It is also related to age estimation, which uses similar technologies.

One of the first projects backed by Innovatrics’ Biometric Ventures program is an age verification provider that uses face biometrics…

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New social media regulations in Utah try to push children’s use off

In a bold social experiment that could result in a gubernatorial recall, the U.S. state of Utah has made accessing…


AVPA responds to EFF report on age verification

As more U.S. states consider laws to require proof of age before accessing websites with a certain level of content…


Yoti partners on digital ID for gaming, trials age estimation for Danish drinkers

Yoti has signed an agreement to add its digital ID app and identity verification technology to the Flows software integration…


Mastercard digital ID app gets UK green light, launches NSW pilot program

Mastercard has announced it’s now certified under the UK’s Digital Identity and Attributes Trust Framework (DIATF) as an identity provider….


Age verification: Striking the balance between security and privacy in bid for children’s online safety

By Robert Prigge, CEO of Jumio With children’s daily lives increasingly revolving around the internet, discussions around their online safety…


Virginia and Arkansas in US moving age verification bills closer to reality

Another pair of U.S. states are debating laws designed to require proof of age before someone can enter a site…


France, Utah consider age verification for social media users

The French government has advanced a bill to establish an obligation for social networks to put in place a technical…


Yoti passes iBeta Level 2 presentation attack detection test with 100% detection rate

Digital ID firm Yoti’s proprietary passive liveness technology, MyFace, saw off every attempted presentation attack during testing by iBeta, earning…


Instagram takes Yoti facial age estimation to Europe, Australia, Canada, Japan

Meta Platforms is continuing its pilot of age verification via facial age estimation technology from UK firm Yoti in a…

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