In the News… Academics doubt value of online age checks

The government’s plans to introduce mandatory age verification for people visiting pornography websites could backfire and expose the UK to more cybercrime, experts have warned.

Academic researchers and technology experts have warned the measures – which come into effect in April 2018 – will not necessarily protect children from online pornography.

https://news.sky.com/story/academics-doubt-value-of-online-porn-age-checks-10952614