The DPA Competition Policy Working Group has responded to the European Commission Conference: Shaping Competition Policy in the Era of Digitisation – Panel 2: Digital Platforms’ Market Power (http://ec.europa.eu/competition/scp19/).
The DPA Smart Society Working Group has responded to the European Commission Conference: Shaping Competition Policy in the Era of Digitisation – Panel 1: Competition, Data, Privacy and AI (http://ec.europa.eu/competition/scp19/).
The DPA Age Verification & Internet Safety Working Group has responded to the ICO’s call for evidence on the Age Appropriate Design Code (https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/ico-and-stakeholder-consultations/call-for-evidence-age-appropriate-design-code/).
Parliamentarians will know that Part 3 of the Digital Economy Act 2017 (the Act) provides for the regulation, through age-verification, of online pornography with the primary purpose being the protection of children from pornographic content online. The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has been confirmed as the regulator to oversee these measures, under guidance, […]
The DPA 21st Century Skills Working Group has responded to the DCMS Open Consultation: Developing the UK cyber security profession (https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/developing-the-uk-cyber-security-profession).
An Age Verification Group Briefing
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 [email protected] to request login details.**
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 […]
On 12th April 2016, the DPA submitted this response to the 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 […]