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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.

 

Incode age assurance gets stamp of approval from ACCS

Incode Technologies has announced that their Incode Identity Platform product has received certification under the Age Check Certification Scheme (ACCS)….

 

Online age verification requirements in US legislation raise thorny problems

More than a dozen bills have been introduced in the current U.S. Congress that, if enacted, would increase protections for…

 

Vending machines with biometric age verification roll out in Germany, US

Vending machines are growing in popularity as a way to sell age-restricted products around the world, with Diebold Nixdorf algorithms…

 

‘Highly effective age assurance’ poorly defined in Ofcom consult, says AVPA

The Age Verification Provider’s Association (AVPA) has issued an extensive response to the UK regulator’s consultation on “Protecting children from…

 

Social media giants face the wrath of new Australian government committee

Australia continues to harden its stance on social media. In a release from the office of Minister for Communications Michelle…

 

India’s data protection law must hold platforms accountable on child safety: panel

In the debate over how to regulate age-restricted content online, truths that are common across borders often bump up against…

 

Bullet vending machine uses IDScan.net face biometrics for age verification

If you thought age verification measures for pornography were controversial, American Rounds would like you to hold its beer. The…

 

AVPA ditches support for California age assurance bill after amendment

The Age Verification Provider’s Association (AVPA) has withdrawn its support for California’s online age verification bill in response to amendments…

 

ITL officially introduces age check coordination app

Innovative Technology (ITL) has announced the official launch of the Alerts App — a central communication hub that connects all…

 

Spain launches digital wallet and credential for access to online porn

People in Spain will soon have to use their digital ID with a government-issued digital wallet to visit pornographic websites….

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