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UK govt faces High Court challenge over abandoned Age Verification scheme

Tuesday 21 January 2020 | 11:26 CET | News
Technology companies have started High Court action to force the UK Government to introduce the age verification scheme, reports The Telegraph. The legal action is supported by the Children's Charities' Coalition for Internet Safety (CCCIS). 

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