Playing catch-up: the new White Paper on online harms

April 29, 2019

In this article, Gordon Menzies reviews the Government’s approach and proposals to dealing with online harms following the death of Molly Russell. It looks at the new White Paper published by the Government earlier this month and argues that specific consideration should be given to a general duty on internet service providers in relation to harmful material breach of which would be a criminal offence.

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