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ICSTIS, the premium rate regulator, has incorporated a universal stop sign and age verificaction into its guidelines for SMS operators.

ICSTIS says the new features address concerns expressed by consumers over the difficulty of unsubscribing premium-rate SMS services and the ease with which children can access paid-for adult services.

The ICSTIS press release is here. ®

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