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Online harms law must be able to catch fraud in ‘metaverse,’ UK lawmakers told

The UK’s new online harms law must be sufficiently flexible and forward-thinking to handle the types of financial crimes that are likely to flourish in the “metaverse,” lawmakers were told today.
Questions remain about how remedies such as content takedowns would apply in a live-streaming context and how to gather

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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