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UK Minister to discuss internet safety with US technology companies

Tuesday 19 February 2019 | 11:51 CET | News
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UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Jeremy Wright, and Digital Minister Margot James, are set to meet with leading US technology companies in the week of 18 February to discuss how they should take more responsibility for tackling harmful online content.

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Countries: United Kingdom
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