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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 propos

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