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November 1, 2019

The UK’s “unwavering commitment to protect young people online” falls by the wayside

The government decision to stall age verification system for adult content sites has baffled us here at Yoti. Yoti has...

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July 19, 2019

The ‘porn block’ – what happened?

This week was meant to be the week that the UK became the first country in the world to bring...

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April 17, 2019

The Digital Economy Act and age verification on adult websites: the facts

What is the Digital Economy Act? The Digital Economy Act is a law introduced by the UK government that includes...

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April 12, 2019

New regulations to tackle underage online gambling

Last year, a Gambling Commission audit found that an astounding 55,000 British children aged 11-16 year olds were classed as...

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April 2, 2019

The issues facing digital identity law in the UK

Peter Violaris, General Counsel at Yoti, makes the case for changes in the law to allow digital identities on mobile...

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February 28, 2019

The Digital Economy Act is coming… but most people aren’t ready

The Digital Economy Act, expected later this year, means you’ll soon be required to prove you’re 18 or over to...

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February 7, 2019

The case for digital IDs

As Director of Regulation and Policy at Yoti, I’m delighted to see techUK highlight the importance of secure digital identities...

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November 21, 2018

Yoti UK charity research reveals a sector not yet ready for digital identity solutions

Earlier this summer we commissioned research to better understand digital identity needs in the developing world. That research focused specifically...

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February 14, 2018

Young, in love and online

Is being a young person harder or easier today than it was, say, five years ago? Take dating, for example....

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January 28, 2018

Data Privacy Day 2018: GDPR as an opportunity for organisations and individuals

We blogged last year about what Data Protection Day is, where it came from and why it’s still relevant. This...

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