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|Singapore is examining a new Code of Practice seeking to remove harmful content from app stores. Read more||Singapore||RegulatoryAdultChild SafetyViolence|
|Tennessee is examining a bill asking phone manufacturers to track and block harmful content from minors. Read more||US||RegulatoryAdultChild SafetyViolence|
|Arkansas is proposing a new bill requiring ID to access pornographic websites. Read more||US||RegulatoryAdultChild Safety|
|Google is introducing a blur feature helping users avoiding explicit images while using the search engine. Read more||WorldGoogle||ProductAdultViolence|
|France is imposing age verification to block access to pornographic websites for minors from next September. Read more||France||RegulatoryAdultChild Safety|
|CNIL is warning that some age verification methods requiring face scans to access pornographic websites could be used for blackmail. Read more||US||RegulatoryAdultChild Safety|
|Meta's oversight board is sharing their decision to redefine Facebook and Instagram's community rules regarding nudity in a less discriminatory way. Read more or even more||WorldMeta||ProductAdult|
|Louisiana is passing a new law requiring residents to provide proof of their age with an official ID to access pornographic websites. Read more||US||RegulatoryAdultChild Safety|
|TikTok and Bumble are joining Meta to stop revenge porn by blocking images from StopNCII.org's bank of hashes. Read more or even more||WorldTikTokBumbleMeta||ProductAdult|
|Singapore is introducing a bill into Parliament to fight egregious and harmful online content. Read more||Singapore||RegulatoryAdultChild SafetyExtremismSelf-harm|
|Tumblr is creating community labels allowing users to avoid seeing unwanted content. Read more||WorldTumblr||ProductAdultSubstancesViolence|
|Instagram is developing a feature protecting users from receiving unsolicited nude photos. Read more||WorldMeta||ProductAdult|
|OpenAI is introducing a content moderation endpoint assessing whether the content is sexual, hateful or promoting self-harm. Read more||WorldOpenAI||ProductAdultHateSelf-harm|
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