Data Minors: Challenges With Digital Age Verification (ICRIER – Data Catalyst)

The meteoric rise in the use of digital technology has also led to the internet influencing every aspect of modern human life, ranging from economies to societies to cultures. Predictably, this has also meant that the internet has permeated the lives of children and impacted the way they experience the world. It is estimated that youth (ages 15-24) is the most connected age group in the world, and approximately 71% of youth are online in the world compared to 48% of the total global population.