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Online content contributed to death of UK teen, coroner rules

Online content contributed in “more than a minimal way” to the death of UK teenager Molly Russell, a coroner has said, in a high-profile development that is likely to engender public support for tough new online safety rules.
Coroner Andrew Walker said today that Russell died “from an act of

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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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