Dear Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport,
Under s23 Digital Economy Act 2017, the age verification regulator, the British Board of Film Classification, is empowered to issue administrative blocking injunctions against Internet Service Providers in respect of non-compliant sites.
I should be grateful if you could provide any information held, in particular by way of reports from the BBFC or notes from meetings with the BBFC (e.g. between ISPs / the Internet Service Providers' Association and the BBFC), in respect of:
- identification of ISPs expected to be in the scope of these orders; and
- any threshold based on number of subscribers.
Thank you for your email which is now being dealt with by the Freedom of
Information Team at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
You will receive a response to your information request within 20 working
days of receipt.
Our Ref: FOI2019/05967
Please see the attached letter from the Department for Digital, Culture,
Media and Sport.
Ministerial Support Team
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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