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The UK porn ban is dead – for now

The government has shelved plans to block access to pornographic websites via age verification technology amidst ongoing concerns from politicians, privacy campaigners and technologists that the policy would have been impossible to implement effectively. In a written statement from Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, published yesterday, the government confirmed...

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What UK startups need to know about freedom of movement post-Brexit

At the beginning of September the UK government announced that current freedom of movement rules “will end on 31 October when the UK leaves the EU”, causing ripples of panic throughout the business community. Subsequent reports suggested that the risk of legal challenges make an abrupt end to freedom of movement this month unlikely. Home...

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Tractable doesn't have time for aimless AI

Amongst a wave of buzzy deep-learning startups in the early 2010s, Tractable has managed to grow steadily by addressing a very specific problem with the technology: helping insurance companies to automatically assess vehicle damage. Founded by Alexandre Dalyac and Razvan Ranca in 2014 after graduating from the company builder programme at Entrepreneur First (EF), Adrien...