Tinder and Grindr questioned about age verification

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Tinder and Grindr are facing new scrutiny over their age verification practices after a report found several examples of children being abused after signing up for dating apps. Yesterday, the United Kingdom’s Sunday Times reported that law enforcement officials in the UK have investigated more than 30 cases where children evaded age requirements on dating […]

Parents Support Age Verification

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Research shows parents fully support age-verification More than 8 out of 10 parents (83%) feel that commercial porn sites should demand users verify their age before they’re able to access content. Our latest research also found 76% of UK parents feel there should be greater restrictions online to stop kids seeing adult content. And 69% […]

The Worlds Largest Porn Operators get around India Ban

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This has significant implications for the UK’s forthcoming age verification regulations due to come into force in April of this year. In India, several large porn sites (including Pornhub.com) have been banned. So what have the operators of pornhub.com done? They have apparently simply ‘mirrored’ the site and called it pornhub,net – thus circumventing the […]

Age Verification – Measuring Success

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The impending introduction of the governments Age Verification requirement for all adult websites viewed in the UK has to be seen as a ‘step in the right direction’. The prevention of minors being able to view pornography is a noble mission and one that should be supported. But…. Here at ORGIC we can foresee a […]

Responsibilities of Tech Companies and Goverment

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The UK Safer Internet Center has published research that includes the roles that tech companies and government should play in creating a safe environment for children online. A summary is below. Technology companies need to create an online environment that puts young people’s wellbeing first, helping them to foster positive relationships with each other and […]

Addiction to Pornography now Officially Recognised

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For the first time, compulsive sexual behavior — commonly called sex addiction — is classified as a mental health disorder on the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases list. http://www.who.int/news-room/detail/18-06-2018-who-releases-new-international-classification-of-diseases-(icd-11)  .  This is the document that clinicians and scientists around the world use to identify and study health problems, injuries and causes of death. […]

ORGIC to Become UKCIS Associate Member

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We are pleased to announce that we will shortly be announced as an Associate Member of UKCIS (United Kingdom Council for Internet Safety). UKCIS brings together a partnership of more than 200 organisations representing government, regulators, industry, law enforcement, academia and charities. Our membership will ensure that we remain at the forefront of action on […]