Category Archives: E-commerce
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is a key bit of the US Government. It has just announced a review of its “International Internet Policy Priorities” . It wants comments by 2nd July. The terms of reference make clear … Continue reading
In yesterday’s blog I suggested that by responding in the way it did to the arrival of the GDPR, ICANN, in effect, pressed the self-destruct button. ICANN is now set on a path which will eventually lead to its abolition … Continue reading
I have written before about the negotiations currently taking place around the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). One of the clauses being proposed for inclusion by the US Administration would require Canada and Mexico to adopt a law which … Continue reading
Judging by the number of emails and phone calls I am getting, around the world there is growing interest in what the UK is doing to reduce the possibility of children being exposed to pornographic web sites. In particular people … Continue reading
Today the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) issued its long-awaited consultation document in which it sets out its thoughts and proposals in relation to those parts of the Digital Economy Act, 2017 that require commercial pornography web sites to … Continue reading
A great article appeared in the Canadian Globe and Mail earlier this week. It was written by Peter MacKay a former Federal Attorney General of Canada. In the article MacKay reminds us, and here is the bad news, that even … Continue reading
Yesterday both Houses of the UK Parliament agreed the designation of the BBFC as the age verification regulator for commercial pornography online. The end of a long road. Beginning of a new journey.