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The Digital Economy Act 2017 is an act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
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Ofcom

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The Digital Economy Act 2017 extended Ofcom's remit and powers.

British Board of Film Classification

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The introduction of such a regulator was a consequence of the Digital Economy Act 2017.

Age verification system

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Myles Jackman, ORG's legal director, highlighted the potential vulnerability of age verification systems to hacking, and suggested that it would result in more people using virtual private networks, or anonymous web browsers such as Tor.
In the United Kingdom, the Digital Economy Act 2017 will require websites publishing porn commercially to employ an age verification system, with the British Board of Film Classification tasked in enforcing the provisions.

Louise Haigh

Haigh served in this role during the passage of the Digital Economy Act (2017) and introduced a number of amendments, including an obligation for television broadcasters to include subtitles and closed captioning in on-demand content online which was adopted by a subsequent Government amendment.

Digital Economy Act 2010

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It is substantially different from, and shorter than, the Digital Economy Act 2010, whose provisions largely ended up not being passed into law.
This legislation was updated by the Digital Economy Act 2017, which updates the anti-infringement provisions of existing laws, creates or updates criminal copyright breach provisions, and provides for a wider range of sentencing for criminal infringement.

R18 (British Board of Film Classification)

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The Digital Economy Act 2017 includes powers to require age-verification for pornographic Internet sites and the government accepted an amendment to allow the regulator to require ISPs to block access to non-compliant sites.

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It has also been criticized for supporting age verification checks and creating tools thereof such as AgeID for compliance to the Digital Economy Act 2017 in UK.

Web blocking in the United Kingdom

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The Digital Economy Act 2017 placed the requirement for ISP filtering into law and introduced a requirement for ISPs to block pornographic sites with inadequate age verification.

Webcam model

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For instance, the Audiovisual Media Services Regulations 2014 ban certain acts from being depicted and uploaded by pornography producers in the United Kingdom, and the Digital Economy Act 2017 seeks to restrict minors’ access to pornographic material online.

Openreach

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The Digital Economy Act 2017 originally included a proposal for a legal right to a minimum download speed but this was dropped before the bill became law.

ATVOD

Provisions regarding the creation of an age-verification regulator and the blocking of non-compliant sites subsequently formed part of the Digital Economy Act 2017.

Legal aspects of file sharing

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The Digital Economy Act 2017 updates the anti-infringement provisions of existing laws, creates or updates criminal copyright breach provisions, and provides for a wider range of sentencing for criminal infringement.

National Pupil Database

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Government uses of the data are based on a model of data sharing, passing raw data from one location to another, which is viewed by some as 'obsolete'. Intra departmental transfers of data include to the Cabinet Office for preparation of Electoral Registration Transformation work in 2013, to match participant data in the National Citizen Service, and for use in the Troubled Families programme, as well as arms length bodies such as NHS Digital for a survey "What About Youth" mailed home to 300,000 15 year olds in 2014.

Legal status of Internet pornography

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The Digital Economy Act 2017 includes powers to require age-verification for pornographic Internet sites and the government accepted an amendment to allow the regulator to require ISPs to block access to non-compliant sites.

England school census

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Government uses of the data are based on a model of data sharing which is viewed by some as 'obsolete'. Intra departmental transfers of data include to the Cabinet Office for preparation of Electoral Registration Transformation work in 2013, to match participant data the National Citizen Service, and for use in the Troubled Families programme, as well as arms length bodies such as NHS Digital for a survey "What About Youth" mailed home to 300,000 15 year olds in 2014.

Adult film industry regulations

The United Kingdom's Digital Economy Act 2017 includes powers to require age-verification for pornographic Internet sites and the government accepted an amendment to allow the regulator to require ISPs to block access to non-compliant sites.

Five safes

Two laws have incorporated the Fives Safes: explicitly in the South Australian Public Sector (Data Sharing) Act 2016, implicitly in the research provisions of the Digital Economy Act.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

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The Digital Economy Act 2017 is an act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

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It was introduced to Parliament by culture secretary John Whittingdale on 5 July 2016.