The Online Safety Bill: A clean bill of health? – 2 Hare Court

Posted January 10th, 2024 in bills, chambers articles, internet, malicious communications, news, sport by sally

‘The Online Safety Bill received Royal Assent on 26 October 2023, becoming the Online Safety Act (“the Act”). Its aim is to deliver on the government’s commitment to “make the UK the safest place to be online”, by imposing statutory duties on social media companies and search engines[1] (“service providers”) to ensure that they implement measures to protect individuals from illegal and harmful content online.’

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2 Hare Court, 28th November 2023