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UK govt confirms porn sites to require age verification

Monday 17 July 2017 | 15:06 CET | News
The UK government announced the start of procedures to implement key parts of the Digital Economy Act, passed in April. These include the introduction of mandatory age verification on pornography websites by April 2018 and a requirement for all catch-up and VoD services to offer subtitling and audio descriptions for their programmes. In addition, the act enables measures to improve connectivity such as cutting the costs for new infrastructure and simplifying planning rules to help reach rural areas.

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