Dissecting the UK Online Safety Bill

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The UK’s new Online Safety Bill is a new set of laws to protect children and adults online, with a key part compelling social media companies to be more responsible for user safety on their platform. 

While clear goals remain to prioritise the protection of user data and minimise illegal content like hate speech, the bill is illustrative of the political division in the UK. 

Split between politicians who are eager to further limit Big Tech and politicians eager to cut back on corporate regulation in the post-Brexit era, these technology laws may prove to be pivotal to digital law in the West. 

In this episode of the EM360 Podcast, Head of Content Matt Harris speaks to Suraj Mohandas, VP Education Strategy at Jamf, to discuss:

  • UK Online Safety Bill
  • Using technology to keep children safe
  • How the UK compares to other countries

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