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Facebook, Twitter, TikTok to face strict UK online harms regime with fines up to 10 per cent of turnover

By Jakub Krupa
  • 14 Dec 2020 18:31
  • 14 Dec 2020 17:32
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok will face strict requirements on removing harmful content from their platforms under new plans proposed by the UK government. 
The new legislation will put them in the top tier of businesses facing strict penalties of up to 18 million pounds ($24 million) or 10 percent

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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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