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Irish online safety law passes, creating new regulator

By Sam Clark
  • 12 Dec 2022 14:43
  • 12 Dec 2022 14:43
Ireland has passed its online safety law, creating new regulators with responsibility for enforcing binding codes on harmful online content and supervising the EU’s Digital Services Act.

President Michael Higgins signed the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill into law on Saturday, the government said. 

The law implements the EU’s

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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