In many ways, 2021 is a landmark year for internet regulation in the UK. The government is committed to making the UK the safest place to be online, recently publishing its draft Online Safety Bill. Another important milestone will take place on 2 September, when all firms must comply with the Age Appropriate Design Code (or Children’s Code).
The UK’s data protection regulator, the ICO, has produced a data protection code of practice for any online service likely to be accessed by children. Rooted in the GDPR