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Bolster Ofcom's audit powers in online safety legislation, ICO's Denham urges UK lawmakers

Platforms governed by UK online safety regulation should face a "bolstered" regulator with robust "audit powers ... to look under the bonnet" of their services, the outgoing Information Commissioner said today.

The government published its Online Safety Bill in May this year, under which Ofcom would be the lead regulatory o

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent

Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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