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9 September 2014

ATVOD RULES THAT 74 UK WEBSITES FAILED TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM ONLINE PORN

ATVOD publishes determinations that two further ‘adult’ services – operating across 74 websites - breached statutory rules requiring UK video on demand providers to keep hardcore porn out of reach of children

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14 August 2014

ATVOD RESPONDS TO OFCOM APPEAL DECISIONS ON TWO UK ADULT WEBSITES

“Frankie and Friends” website ruled subject to VOD rules while “Urban Chick Supremacy Cell” website ruled outside scope of  VOD regulation

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17 July 2014

ATVOD ACTS TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM HARDCORE PORN ON UK VOD SERVICES

Annual Report details action taken against 20 UK websites which allowed children to access hardcore pornography and highlights the problem of websites operated from outside the UK

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13 June 2014

ATVOD FEES FROZEN FOR 2014-15

Decision follows three consecutive years in which average fees fell

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27 May 2014

ATVOD ACTS AGAINST 29 UK VIDEO ON DEMAND WEBSITES TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM HARDCORE PORN

ATVOD publishes determinations that  6 ‘adult’ video on demand services operating across 29 websites had breached statutory rules requiring UK video on demand providers to keep hardcore pornographic content out of reach of children

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19 May 2014

ATVOD APPOINTS ROBIN FOSTER AS INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR
Economist  with wealth of media regulation experience joins ATVOD Board

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28 March 2014

44,000 PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN ACCESS PORN WEBSITES IN ONE MONTH

New research published by ATVOD  highlights scale of underage access to adult websites and calls for further Government action to protect children from exposure to hardcore porn online

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11 February 2014

ATVOD CONSULTS ON PROPOSAL TO FREEZE FEES

Consultation launched on proposal that fee structure and fee rates should remain unchanged for 2014-15

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5 February 2014

ATVOD PUBLISHES NEW SCOPE GUIDANCE

New guidance on services covered by VOD regulations published after public consultation

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17 December 2013

ATVOD APPOINTS COMMUNITY CHANNEL GENERAL MANAGER AS DIRECTOR

Alexander Kann, General Manager and Editor of Community Channel, to join the ATVOD Board

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15 November 2013

PORNOGRAPHER BARRED FROM PROVIDING VIDEO ON DEMAND SERVICE

Breach of ATVOD rule designed to protect children from hardcore porn results in first ever use of power to bar a provider from making available a video on demand service

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