Under the Online Safety Bill, the British government can compel social media platforms to quickly remove illegal online content and enforce age verification measures, among other powers. If firms do not comply, its media regulator can issue penalties of up to £18 million or 10 per cent of their annual global revenue. The bill, which the U.K. government says will become law “soon,” also includes anti-fraud laws and protection against the sharing of non-consensual sharing of intimate images. (The Logic)
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