As the UK Government seeks to clamp down on “legal but harmful” digital content, new legislation will have far-reaching implications for communications in the UK and beyond. What will the Online Safety Bill mean for users and digital businesses?
At the intersection of online safety, free speech and an increasingly digital society, comes yet another tranche of far-reaching legislation from the UK Government in an effort to make the country “the safest place in the world to go online.”
Channel-flogging Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries, who recently demanded to know when Microsoft were going to get rid of algorithms, argues that the new bill will target “harm, abuse and criminal behaviour,” and above all, will “protect people from anonymous trolls online.”
Cerillion plc (LON:CER) is a leading provider of billing, charging and customer management systems with more than 20 years’ experience delivering its solutions across a broad range of industries including the telecommunications, finance, utilities and transportation sectors.