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Legislation aims to shield UK internet users from state-backed disinformation

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Changes to online safety bill require tech firms to minimise people's exposure to ‘hostile online warfare' Tech firms will be required to shield internet users from state-sponsored disinformation posing a threat to UK society and democracy, under changes to a landmark online safety bill. The legislation will require social media platforms, video streaming services and search engines to take action to minimise people's exposure to foreign state-backed disinformation aimed at interfering with the UK. Such content would, for instance, include incidents such as the video of Ben Wallace being...
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