Online Safety Bill not robust enough to tackle harmful online content, MPs warn

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Committee chair Julian Knight said the Online Safety Bill has the potential to be world-leading legislation, but currently represents "a missed opportunity"
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Committee chair Julian Knight said the Online Safety Bill has the potential to be world-leading legislation, but currently represents "a missed opportunity"

It is the second warning from MPs about the bill in as many months

The UK government's proposed Online Safety Bill, which would give Ofcom more power to regulate the internet, does not guarantee freedom of speech and fails to do enough to tackle the sharing of ill...

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