Digital Economy Bill – suggested amendments from DPA

A Briefing with proposed amendments for the Digital Economy Bill from the DPA has been sent to MPs who have expressed concerns about aspects of the Bill. **Note the document is restricted to DPA Members & Registered Observers only – please email to request login details.**

PAS 1296, Online Age Checking – Code of Practice

PAS 1296, ONLINE AGE CHECKING – CODE OF PRACTICE The Age Verification Group of the Digital Policy Alliance has sponsored a Publicly Available Specification (PAS) code of practice standard no. 1296 on Online Age Checking and would like to give members an opportunity to make comments should they desire. The PAS should not be regarded […]

DPA Age Verification: Briefing, Reaction to DCMS Consultation Response & Principles and Mechanisms

The DPA Age Verification Group has been working with officials from the DCMS on the Government’s commitment to tackle children’s access to online pornography through age verification controls, and has responded to the DCMS Consultation (Child Safety Online: Age Verification for Pornography). It welcomes the DCMS’s commitment, in its official consultation response, to maintain engagement […]

DPA Consultation Response: DCMS – Child Safety Online: Age Verification for Pornography

On 12th April 2016, the DPA submitted this response to the DCMS Consultation Child Safety Online: Age Verification for Pornography.

DPA Parliamentary Briefing DCMS Consultation Child Safety Online: Age Verification for Pornography

The UK Government acknowledged its responsibility to protect young people in its manifesto commitment to require age verification for access to all websites containing pornographic material. The launch of the DCMS Consultation – Child Safety Online: Age Verification for Pornography has its focus on commercial pornography providers, and is looking to these businesses to ensure […]

DPA Submission for the UK Digital Strategy

Submission from Digital Policy Alliance for the UK Digital Strategy 19 January 2016 The Digital Policy Alliance (EURIM) is the politically neutral, cross-party policy voice of the internet and technology sector, informing policy for a competitive, inclusive, networked society. DPA welcomes the Government’s work towards the Digital Strategy, and the Digital Communications Infrastructure Strategy to […]

DPA Submission: House of Lords Inquiry on Digital Platforms

On 23rd October 2015, the DPA submitted a response to the House of Lords Select Committee on the European Union (Internal Market Sub-Committee) Call for Evidence on Online Platforms and the EU Digital Single Market Update – 22nd April 2016: The House of Lords report on Online Platforms and the Digital Single Market, published on 20th April, can […]

DPA Briefing Response to Strategy Proposal for the Digital Single Market

The DPA has produced a Policy Briefing, with recommendations, compiled by members of the DPA’s Digital Single Market (DSM) Group in response to the new strategy proposal for the Digital Single Market, launched in May by Commissioner Andrus Ansip.  There is also an accompanying Skills Resource. Major aims formally adopted by the European Commission include: […]

DPA Publication: Big Data and Integrated Health & Social Care

The DPA publishes a briefing on Big Data and Integrated Health and Social Care