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UK online safety law could weaken platforms' duty to remove content, senior CMA official warns

By Victoria Ibitoye
  • 19 Oct 2021 11:39
  • 19 Oct 2021 11:39
Platforms caught by proposed UK online safety rules mustn't be allowed to ignore their duty to monitor and remove content harmful to consumers on their own initiative, a senior Competition and Markets Authority official has said.

Michael Grenfell, the CMA's executive director for enforcement, said the watchdog is concerned that proposed

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Victoria Ibitoye

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Victoria covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex in London. Prior to joining MLex, Victoria was a city reporter at the Daily Mail covering transport, retail and writing the daily market report. Victoria holds a law degree from the University of Nottingham.

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