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UK Online Safety Bill 'legal but harmful' rules to be edited, new minister says

Social media and large digital companies look set to face an easier task under the UK’s Online Safety Bill after the new minister in charge of the law confirmed yesterday that the most controversial part of the law will be “edited” to protect free speech.
Michelle Donelan, the new head

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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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