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Tech, Media and Comms

EU gets one step closer to adopting the Digital Services Act

New regulation of digital services expected to come into force for all businesses in late 2023

16/05/2022
Online Safety

Government introduces Online Safety Bill in Parliament and announces Online Advertising Programme consultation

Following a steady trickle of announcements of changes to the draft Bill, the government has introduced the Online Safety Bill

21/03/2022
Online Safety

Online Safety Bill: changes to watch out for

Potential amendments could mean that the Bill is about to get even more complex and controversial

26/01/2022
Digitalisation

Digitalisation | Five legal and regulatory predictions for 2022

As another year gets underway, and digitalisation continues to transform businesses across all sectors, we offer five predictions for tech

07/01/2022
Tech, Media and Comms

Online Safety Bill: Parliament and DCMS proceed with separate scrutiny and inquiry into the draft online safety law

Parliamentary committee indicates timing of pre-legislative scrutiny as the government's digital and culture department launches probe into content of the

19/08/2021
Online Safety

OSB in focus: will the Online Safety Bill increase the scope for actions brought by individuals against online platforms?

Draft legislation designed to make the UK the safest place to be online (while defending freedom of expression) requires difficult

02/07/2021
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Online Safety

OSB in focus: is the Online Safety Bill a skeleton or a springboard for dynamic regulation?

The UK's draft online safety legislation contains a range of powers for ministers to be able to change aspects of

18/06/2021
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Online Safety

OSB in focus: what categories of content and communications are within the Online Safety Bill's scope?

The threat of big fines on annual global turnover means that it is crucial that online services understand the nature

10/06/2021
Online Safety

OSB in focus: what types of service will be caught by the UK Online Safety Bill?

Internet service providers will need to assess whether they come within the scope of the draft legislation and take stock

03/06/2021
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Online Safety

UK government announces draft Online Safety Bill

The first draft of the UK's Online Safety Bill has been published, and it contains a few surprises

12/05/2021