German authorities approve Trulioo’s solution for online age control


Vancouver-based identity verification specialist Trulioo announced that the Commission for the Protection of Minors in the Media, known in Germany as Commission for the Jugendmedienschutz (KJM) – endorsed its GlobalGateway solution to help protect minors in the country from age-restricted content by applying age verification checks in order to access certain content.

In preparing for the announcement, KJM’s testing and evaluations concluded that Trulioo’s GlobalGateway identity verification solution complies with the legal and technical requirements set out in the Interstate Treaty on the Protection of Minors in the Media (JMStV ).

“Trulioo’s age verification solution provides a simple and seamless user experience for age-appropriate users while ensuring that minors do not engage in potentially harmful content,” said Steve Munford, CEO by Trulioo. “By turning to Trulioo’s solutions, media providers and businesses can perform age checks that respect compliance measures while maintaining a privacy-centric approach to handling this sensitive data. “

GlobalGateway enables real-time verification of a person’s age with secure access to over 400 trusted data sources, and gives users the ability to set their own desired age settings to ensure that only age-appropriate visitors can access certain content.

This is the latest announcement of what has been a very busy year for Trulioo, perhaps best evidenced by his entry into the ‘tech unicorn’ club following a $ 394million fundraiser. Series D dollar which increased its valuation to $ 1.75 billion.

Shortly after this announcement, Trulioo revealed that it is bringing the GlobalGateway platform to Kenya’s 54.3 million people, effectively giving them access to remote onboarding and identity verification at the using facial recognition technology and documents.

December 1, 2021 – by Tony Bitzionis


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