House of Lords introduces private member's bill to resurrect age verification plan

clock
Boris Karloff in the 1931 film Frankenstein. Image copyright Universal Pictures
Image:

Boris Karloff in the 1931 film Frankenstein. Image copyright Universal Pictures

Baroness Howe of Idlicote's bill intended to force government into implementing the so-called porn block

A member of the House of Lords has introduced a private member's bill in a bid to force the government to resurrect the age verification plan for pornographic websites. The bill was introduced in a...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

More on Chips and Components

US manufacturing faces critical shortage of semiconductors, says Department of Commerce

US manufacturing faces critical shortage of semiconductors, says Department of Commerce

Industry has less than 5 days of supplies, compared with 40 in 2019

John Leonard
clock 27 January 2022 • 2 min read
Between 70 and 80 per cent of the investment will go toward advanced process technologies like 3nm

TSMC remains committed to expanding capacity, despite warnings of lower demand

TSMC is bullish about the future, but analysts are not so sure

clock 14 January 2022 • 3 min read
Microsoft hires leading Apple engineer to work on in-house server chips

Microsoft hires leading Apple engineer to work on in-house server chips

Second chip guru to leave Apple in a week

clock 13 January 2022 • 2 min read