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UK Peers warn govt about weakening new online harm regulations

Thursday 29 October 2020 | 11:59 CET | News
UK Peers have written to the Government warning that the new online harms regulator must be given 'real powers' to hold social media firms to account for harmful content on their platforms, reports The Telegraph.

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