UK introduces law targeting Big Tech executives with massive fines over illegal content

//UK introduces law targeting Big Tech executives with massive fines over illegal content

UK introduces law targeting Big Tech executives with massive fines over illegal content

The UK is introducing long-awaited and sweeping legal proposals to force internet companies to remove illegal content from their platforms, giving regulator Ofcom power to impose massive fines and prosecute executives personally for failures to comply.Although its central aims and numerous revisions have been in circulation since 2019, the Online Safety Bill will be presented for lawmakers to see in full this Thursday, after a first formal draft was published in May.The bill is intended to makeā€¦

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