ICO urged to introduce age verification for commercial pornography sites

6th December 2021

Child safety groups have threatened legal action against the UK data watchdog if it does not introduce age verification checks for pornography online. The Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Safety, which represents 11 children’s charities including the NSPCC and Barnardo’s, told the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) that it would bring a High Court challenge if…