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Online Harms government response—which companies will be in scope?

Published on: 02 February 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Online Harms government response—which companies will be in scope?
  • Scope of the regime—which companies must comply?
  • New exemptions
  • Company categorisation
  • What’s next

Article summary

TMT analysis: The government’s final response to the consultation of the Online Harms White Paper (Final Response) was published in December 2020, outlining in further detail how the new regulatory framework will tackle illegal and harmful content online. While this highly anticipated guidance confirmed that the Online Harms legislation will continue to apply to a broad range of services, it also introduced several exemptions and clarifications to the regime. Megan Curzon, associate solicitor at Bird & Bird, considers which companies are now in scope. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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