Netflix partners with BBFC to create algorithm for age rating content

Netflix and the British Board of Film Certification (BBFC) have developed an algorithm that has automatically generated age ratings across the SVOD’s entire content library in the UK. The regulatory body said that Netflix had become the first streaming service in the UK to carry a certified age rating on all TV seasons and feature […]

Netflix and BBFC agree age ratings partnership

Netflix and the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) have agreed a new age ratings partnership for content to meet what they say is demand from parents for greater consistency across video on demand and online games platforms. The BBFC will work with Netflix to move towards classifying all content on the streaming service using BBFC […]

UK government delays age verification for adult sites

The UK government has said that age verification for adult sites will now be enforceable “by the end of the year,” instead of its previously announced April 2018 deadline. In a statement, included in an announcement about the rollout of 5G mobile in the UK, the government said that its priority is to make the internet […]

UK selects BBFC to enforce age verification of adult sites

The UK government has formally proposed that the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) be the regulator for the age verification of online pornography in the UK. The government said that the BBCFC has “unparalleled expertise in classifying content” and has a proven track record of interpreting and implementing legislation as the authority for age […]

UK introduces age ratings for online music videos

The UK government and the major music labels have agreed to put “clear age ratings” on music videos on YouTube and Vevo, to flag content that is not suitable for children. The government is working with the UK music industry, British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) and digital providers YouTube and Vevo on the scheme, which […]