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UK govt funds development of new online safety technology

Wednesday 17 November 2021 | 16:20 CET | News
The UK government will provide funding for the development of new technology to tackle the spread of online child abuse material on end-to-end encrypted social media and online messaging platforms. The announcement comes as the UK hosts a G7 summit calling for worldwide collaboration on technology to make the internet safer. 

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