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Age assurance laws trigger lawsuits in ongoing scuffle with porn, social media

Lawsuits continue to accumulate in the battle over age verification measures intended to protect minors from accessing adult content online,…

 

mDL adoption picking up speed in America

Many states in the United States have already initiated the adoption of digital driver’s licenses, while others are in the…

 

Those wronged by facial recognition join rights groups in calling for police ban

There is a small but growing lobby made up of people who have been wrongly arrested as a result of…

 

US Gen Zers struggle with identity verification as ‘Digital Ghosts’: Socure

Socure has released a new study revealing that 35 percent of Gen Zers in the U.S. and nearly a third…

 

Age assurance legislation proves contentious and confusing to advocates

Efforts by governments around the anglosphere to put age assurance barriers between children and age-restricted content are not sufficiently targeted…

 

Real ID requirement finally set to take effect on May 7, 2025

Real ID is about to get real. As of May 2025, adults will no longer be able to use traditional…

 

Age verification comes to social media as age of unregulated use nears an end

If trends continue, social media is set to follow in the path of cigarettes: an activity benefitting early from lax…

 

Philippines shows quick mDL deployment is possible, while States creep forward

The U.S. is seeing developments on adoption of mobile driver’s licenses and digital ID. But it is not moving as…

 

Police in US cities that ban facial recognition asking others to do it for them

A major report in the Washington Post has found that law enforcement officers in U.S. several cities where facial recognition…

 

Plan for US federal privacy law creeps toward realization but faces hurdles

As U.S. Congress considers the proposed American Privacy Rights Act (APRA), which would enshrine online privacy rights for all citizens,…

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