Why the Online Safety Bill fails, and what can make the internet safer

Yuval Ben-Itzhak, chief of strategy at Emplifi

The Online Safety Bill is a proposed Act by the UK Government to protect children online and remove website and social content harmful to both children and adults. If the draft Bill makes it through Parliament, networks failing to comply will face penalties of up to £18 million, or 10% of annual global turnover. The government-approved communications regulatory body Ofcom will also get powers to block offending websites.

Published as a draft in May of this year, the Bill has been raising...


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