In March 2018 the British Board of Film Classification launched a consultation on its proposals for Age Verification. Forming part of the Digital Economy Act it is designed to prevent children “stumbling” upon explicit content.
The aim of is to target website or apps that contain pornographic content. If sites fail to follow the guidance they could be blocked broadband providers. Although the measures were due to start in April 2018 this has been delayed to give industry and government more time to implement the new system.
We are currently writing our response.