0
Broadband

Experts question 'duty of care' approach to regulating harmful content online

Thursday 4 July 2019 | 18:08 CET | News
A group of experts have written a joint open letter to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) calling on the UK government to hold a meeting with all relevant stakeholders to plan a way forward with its Internet regulation plans.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

New study suggests playing video games is good for wellbeing

Published 17 Nov 2020 17:07 CET | World
New research from the Oxford Internet Institute at Oxford University suggests that time spent playing video games is good for ...

Five eyes countries agree voluntary principles to fight online child abuse

Published 06 Mar 2020 11:12 CET | United States
The US Justice Department announced a cooperation with other countries to combat online child sex abuse. The US, Australia, ...

UK report calls for online harms regulator to have oversight of online targeting

Published 05 Feb 2020 11:32 CET | United Kingdom
The Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) has published its first recommendations to the UK government on social media ...

ORG express concern over Nominet .UK domain suspension process

Published 18 Dec 2019 11:08 CET | United Kingdom
The Open Rights Group (ORG) has responded to the 2019 Nominet consultation, expressing deep concern that the .UK domain ...

Ofcom publishes paper examining challenges of regulating online services

Published 29 Oct 2019 17:05 CET | United Kingdom
UK regulator Ofcom has published an economic perspective on the opportunities and challenges of regulating online services. The ...

UK govt drops plans for online porn age verification system

Published 16 Oct 2019 20:34 CET | United Kingdom
UK Digital Secretary Nicky Morgan MP has confirmed plans to abandon a proposed policy to introduce age verification checks for ...

New OII research shows most internet users have positive experience

Published 10 Sep 2019 10:31 CET | United Kingdom
New research from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) shows that most internet users have a positive experience online. It also ...

UK govt plans heavy fines for technology companies showing harmful videos

Published 12 Aug 2019 10:50 CET | United Kingdom
UK regulator Ofcom will be given new powers by the Government to fine technology companies millions of pounds for allowing ...

UK MPs call for new govt legislation to protect elections from online interference

Published 02 Jul 2019 17:29 CET | United Kingdom
The Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) Committee has called on the UK government to introduce new legislation within six ...

UK unveils online safety laws, with 'duty of care' for social media, tech firms

Published 30 May 2019 11:59 CET | United Kingdom
The UK government has unveiled what it says are the world's first online safety laws. The laws introduce new standards, and ...

UK industry groups respond to Online Harms White Paper

Published 09 Apr 2019 10:51 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) has responded to the publication of the government's Online Harms White ...

UK govt confirms mandatory 'duty of care' for social media, tech firms

Published 08 Apr 2019 10:20 CET | United Kingdom
The UK government has published its Online Harms White Paper with new online safety laws aimed at making the UK the safest place ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

10 May Ceva Q1 2021
10 May Weibo Q1 2021
10 May Boingo Wireless Q1 2021
10 May Synchronoss Q1
10 May NortonLifeLock fiscal Q4, investors day
10 May 8x8 fiscal Q4 results
11 May Magyar Telekom Q1 2021
11 May Radcom Q1 2021
11 May Vizio Q1 2021
11 May Sonim Q1 2021
11 May Telefonica Brasil Q1 2021
11 May Allot Q1 2021
11 May Softbank FY results
11 May United Internet Q1 2021
11 May Lattice Semiconductor investor day
11 May Small Cells World Summit
12 May Airtel Africa Q1 2021
12 May Mediaset Q1 2021
12 May NEC FY results
12 May Telefonica Deutschland Q1 2021
12 May Deutsche Telekom Q1 2021
12 May Bredband2 Q1 2021
12 May Syn Q1 results 2021
12 May OTE Q1 2021
12 May Lumentum fiscal Q3
13 May Inwit Q1 2021
13 May Telefonica Q1 2021
13 May Poly fiscal Q4
13 May Alibaba Group Q1
13 May DZS investors day
::: More Calendar Items