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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 […]

Age Verification Group Draft Briefing

The DPA’s Age Verification Group has prepared a draft briefing:  – Contact, Conduct, Compliance, Content, Commerce + Choice, Consent, Co-operation and Confidence. There are 2 supporting documents: Please send any comments to dpa@dpalliance.org.uk.

Digital Single Market Update

Please find attached a  to be unveiled in May by Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, Andrus Ansip. This first Digital Single Market Report from the new EU team, issued following a College of Commissioners’ orientation debate on 25th March, contains no surprises but confirms the Digital Policy Alliance’s insights. The report represents a good […]