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Webstream Adds Optional ATVOD System for U.K. Compliance today said it added a built-in ATVOD compliance system to be used by customers of its ClipStore.

Charlotte Rose Rallies 2nd U.K. Porn Protest Set for March 1

Charlotte Rose, the organizer of the mass face-sitting protest outside Parliament in December, is planning another demonstration.

ATVOD Introduces Rule 14 for ‘Prohibited’ Content

U.K. video-on-demand regulator ATVOD today disclosed new proposed rules in response to legislative changes, including the new Rule 14 that outlaws VOD websites from containing “prohibited material,” content that would be denied a British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) certificate.

ATVOD Charges, With Age-Verification Violations

ATVOD, the U.K. video-on-demand authority charged with requiring VOD operators to make sure those under 18 can't access hardcore porn, has acted against two U.K. porn sites — solo-girl site and live-cam site


Dispatch From the U.K.: Deciphering the Jargon of New Regs

There has been a lot of confusion in the media recently concerning the Audiovisual Media Services Regulations 2014 which pass into U.K. law on Dec. 1. This has been widely publicized as ushering in tighter age-verification controls.

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ATVOD Clarifies New Porn Regs; 'Face-Sitting' Is OK

The U.K.'s new statutory rules banning the most extreme content don't ban "face-sitting," ATVOD said in a newsletter disseminated yesterday.

U.K.'s Ofcom Fines HardGlamCash Operator

Ofcom, the U.K.'s chief communications regulator, last week imposed a penalty of £1,500 against the operator of 14 adult websites offering face-sitting, smoking and foot-fetish fare.

U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Concerned Over New Porn Regs

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today sided with the U.K. porn industry, saying that he has concerns over new regulations that forbid U.K.-based online adult operators from distributing harder explicit content.

Sky News: Jackman, Rose Discuss U.K. Porn Protest

U.K. attorney Myles Jackman and #pornprotest organizer Charlotte Rose made appearances on "Sky News Tonight" this evening to discuss why there was a porn protest outside Parliament today.

Video: Hundreds Demonstrate Over U.K. Porn Censorship Law

Several hundred protesters outside Parliament made their points clear today: The new law putting a crimp on streaming various acts of pornography has got to go.

MP Seeks Debate on New U.K. Porn Laws; E-petition Gains Traction

An e-petition in Britain is gaining traction while a member of Parliament has called for a debate in the House of Commons over new rules that have put a crimp on streaming numerous forms of explicit adult entertainment in the U.K.

U.K. Porn Censorship to Be Protested on Friday

More than 700 have elected to attend a mass face-sitting protest outside Parliament on Friday against new rules for distributors of online adult content.

MiKandi Creates Game Mocking New U.K. Porn Regs

MiKandi has developed and rolled out the "Squirt Alert! Save Female Ejaculation Adult App" game that mocks the new legislative provision that has just come into force banning certain acts of online content distributed in the U.K.

ATVOD Seeks Public Input to Incorporate New Rules

ATVOD, the U.K. video-on-demand authority, today launched a three-month public consultation for its proposal to update its “Rules and Guidance."

ATVOD: 34 U.K. Porn Sites Violated Rule 11

Video-on-demand regulator ATVOD today said it found 34 adult websites to be in breach of Rule 11, the U.K. statute that requires operators to make sure those under 18 can't access hardcore porn.

Questions Remain as U.K. Porn Law Takes Effect

With new adult website regulations hitting the U.K. on Monday, Dec. 1, many porn producers, marketers and distributors are questioning how (or even if) these measures will affect them — and receiving conflicting answers.

U.K. Imposes New Rules for VOD Services

Online distributors of adult content in the U.K. will be forced to block R18 video-on-demand adult content before users are able to reach age-verified pay walls, according to a new law that targets content strength. The law is slated to go into effect Dec. 1.

ATVOD Is Recruiting for 2 Board Seats

U.K.'s video-on-demand regulator ATVOD is recruiting for two non-independent board members — one to fill an existing vacancy and one to fill a vacancy that will arise at the end of 2014.

ATVOD Targets 74 Porn Sites for Rule 11 Violations

Video-on-demand regulator ATVOD has found 74 adult websites to be in breach of Rule 11, the U.K. statute that requires operators to make sure those under 18 can't access hardcore porn.

Ofcom Overrules ATVOD Over BDSM Site 'Urban Chick'

Ofcom, the U.K.'s chief communications regulator, has ruled on two appeals made by website operators challenging statutory rules that force them to register their sites with video-on-demand programming regulator ATVOD.