Children are being exposed to online pornography from as young as nine, according to a study for the children’s commissioner for England.
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Apple and Google face gaming and mobile browser probe in UK
Apple and Google’s dominance over cloud gaming and mobile browsers will be investigated by the UK’s competition regulator, it has announced.
Revealed: UK children being ensnared by ‘far-right ecosystem’ online
An insidious “far-right ecosystem” is targeting children in an attempt to radicalise them online, with experts warning that progressively younger school pupils are becoming ensnared in extremist ideologies, a Guardian investigation has found.
Music industry as tough as it has always been, UK watchdog says
The UK’s competition watchdog has found streaming has made the music industry challenging for many artists.
British teens shun traditional news channels for TikTok and Instagram, Ofcom says
More teenagers are turning away from traditional media outlets and getting their news from social media, new research from Ofcom has shown.
TLD Updates: eeID for Estonia, .SPA GA Launch, UK-IGF, Registrar Applications for .LB, .KZ and .CAT Birthdays and auDA Foundation Applications Open
The Estonian Internet Foundation, the .ee registry, Estonian Internet Foundation, has launched a simple three-in-one personal identification service.
British .EU Registrants Get Final Reminder To Update Contact Details Or Lose Domains
British .eu registrants have been given a final reminder that unless they update their registration details to an eligible address by 30 June 2021, their domain names will be “withdrawn” on 1 July 2021. The only exception is for those .eu registrants within the UK who are citizens of the European Union or the wider European Economic Area.
Half of adults in UK watched porn during pandemic, says Ofcom
Half the adult population of the UK watched online pornography during the pandemic, according to a projection by Ofcom.
UK and EU investigate Facebook over unfair use of data in digital advertising
UK and EU regulators are investigating Facebook over whether it is abusing its dominance in digital advertising.
UK Covid-related cybercrime fuels 15-fold rise in scam takedowns
The UK’s cybersecurity agency has taken down more scams in the last year than in the previous three years combined, with coronavirus and NHS-themed cybercrime fuelling the increase.