Online Safety Bill kicked down the road

Penny Horwood
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Online Safety Bill delayed until September
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Online Safety Bill delayed until September

The Online Safety Bill, due for the next round of parliamentary debate next week, has been shelved until September although possibly for much longer. The reason cited for this delay is lack of parliamentary time. The real cause is more complex.

The controversial Online Safety Bill, born of the perceived necessities of checking the untrammelled power of tech giants and protecting young internet users from harmful content, has been paused d...

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