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Tech platforms will see close scrutiny under plans to make UK ‘safest in the world’ to go online

Tech platforms will see close scrutiny under plans to make UK ‘safest in the world’ to go online
Published on: 16 December 2020
Published by: MLex
  • Tech platforms will see close scrutiny under plans to make UK ‘safest in the world’ to go online
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MLex: Major tech companies hosting user-generated content will face duty of care obligations under a new strict online harms regime proposed by the UK government. The new rules will introduce an independent regulator with enhanced powers to impose fines of up to £18m ($US 24m) or 10% of global turnover, whichever higher, or even block companies from operating in the UK if they keep illegal content online. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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