FB pixel

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.

Innovative Technology’s in-person age estimation technology has won a vote of trust from Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards, while startup…

Continue Reading

 

Age checks are here and increasing fast; the race to strike privacy balance is on

Any system for the online age checks that are being introduced for access to pornography and other online content will…

 

Texas sues over inadequate age verification, as national march to legislation continues

Age verification laws are being enacted across North America in what looks like a chain reaction. But the cascade of…

 

Age verification laws coming at the porn industry from all directions

A reckoning is on the way for porn sites, social media platforms and other age-restricted online content, as regulators move…

 

UIDAI expected to advise risk assessment before using Aadhaar for age proofing

Public and private entities in India relying on Aadhaar to provide proof of things like age or address will be…

 

Lawmakers, activists, pornographers haggle over the future of North America’s children

The tug-of-war between legislators aiming to protect kids under 13 and activists who say their efforts curb freedoms could soon…

 

Wizz dials up biometrics from Yoti to prevent sextortion, achieve EU compliance

Add “sextortion” to the lexicon of online threats prompting movement in the digital ID and age verification space. Wizz, the…

 

Italian data regulator not standing for privacy violations by city or company

Italy’s data protection agency, the Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, is taking issue with uses of AI and…

 

The UK’s Online Safety Act is live; now for the hard part

The UK’s pioneering regulatory effort on internet safety has provided direction and arrived at a significant consensus on desired outcomes,…

 

ComplyCube receives UK certification for biometric age verification

Identity verification provider ComplyCube, announced it has received the Age Check Certification Scheme (ACCS) Technical Requirements for Age Check Systems…

Most Read From This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Insight, Opinion

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics