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UK industry groups respond to Online Harms White Paper

Tuesday 9 April 2019 | 10:51 CET | News
The UK Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) has responded to the publication of the government's Online Harms White Paper. The ISPA said that the proposals are ambitious, and warned that changes in technology could affect to the ability of ISPs to effectively block content. 

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