Digital Economy Act 2017

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

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.

Louise Haigh

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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.

Online Pornography (Commercial Basis) Regulations 2019

In March 2019 the BBFC published its guidance, and draft regulations – the Online Pornography (Commercial Basis) Regulations 2019 – were produced for approval by Parliament.
The Online Pornography (Commercial Basis) Regulations 2019 is a statutory instrument issued under the powers given by the Digital Economy Act 2017.

Proposed UK Internet age verification system

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With the passing of the Digital Economy Act 2017, the United Kingdom became the first country to pass a law containing a legal mandate on the provision of an Internet age verification system.

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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.

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.
With the passing of the Digital Economy Act 2017, the United Kingdom became the first country to pass a law containing a legal mandate on the provision of age verification.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

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

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

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.

Nicky Morgan

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In October 2019, Nicky Morgan MP said that the government had shelved plans to introduce age verification checks for Internet pornography.

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