The online safety bill is returning to parliament under the aegis of its fourth prime minister and seventh secretary of state since it was first proposed as an online harms white paper under Theresa May. Each of those has been […]
Twitter has disbanded its entire Brussels office, according to media reports, raising questions about the social media […]
Catégorie : Online abuse
Key events China’s ambassador to the UK, Zheng Zeguang, has been summoned to the Foreign Office to be told about the government’s anger about the arrest and assault of a BBC journalist covering the protest in Shanghai, the Evening Standard’s […]
Twitter has disbanded its entire Brussels office, according to media reports, raising questions about the social media company’s compliance with new EU laws to control big tech. Julia Mozer and Dario La Nasa, who were in charge of Twitter’s digital […]
Lisa-Maria Kellermayr, an Austrian GP, was a doctor who dedicated her life to her patients and was vocal about the risks of Covid-19 on Twitter and in the media. She had endured months of death threats from Covid conspiracy theorists […]
Victims of street harassment such as cyberflashing and upskirting are being encouraged to report offences to police, amid concerns there is a lack of awareness that such behaviour can amount to criminality. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for England and […]
Ministers have dropped plans to pass the online safety bill next week amid wrangling in the Conservative leadership race, as they were accused of having “given up on governing” by opposition parties. The final stages of the bill, which have […]
The prominent Indian investigative journalist Rana Ayyub has publicly pleaded with Twitter to take action against the harassment and abuse – described as online violence – she experiences every single day. Incredibly, while the company rarely steps in against the […]
Young people should report harmful online content, the communications watchdog has said, after finding that two-thirds have encountered potential harms on social media but only one in six report it. Ofcom found that 67% of people aged between 13 and […]
Tang Ping, 31, a mother-of-two in the southern Chinese city of Nanning, says in 2014 when her first child was six months old, her husband – an academic – began routinely beating her. She felt hurt but also ashamed, blaming […]
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