News websites will have to ask readers to declare age or comply with new code, watchdog confirms

24 Jan

News websites will have to ask readers to verify their age or comply with a new 15-point code from the Information Commissioner’s Office designed to protect children’s online data, the watchdog has confirmed. Press campaign groups were hoping news websites would be exempt from the new Age Appropriate Design Code, which was published in its … Continue reading “News websites will have to ask readers to declare age or comply with new code, watchdog confirms”

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Guido Fawkes takes on Lobby ‘cartel’ with live tweets in defiance of ‘quaint rules’ on briefings

21 Jan

Guido Fawkes is facing off against the Lobby, the cohort of political journalists based in Westminster, by reporting live from Government briefings in defiance of the group’s code. Tweets marked with the hashtag #No10Briefing sent yesterday from Guido’s official Twitter account revealed the content of the morning briefing with the Government’s spokesperson as it happened. … Continue reading “Guido Fawkes takes on Lobby ‘cartel’ with live tweets in defiance of ‘quaint rules’ on briefings”

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