The internet can facilitate cyber bullying, hate speech, promotion of terrorism and the depiction of child abuse. User generated content is not subject to the usual editorial controls and legal remedies associated with the traditional media. This enables some users to freely post content which could harm others.
In June 2019’s Online Harms White Paper, the UK government stated that the digital economy urgently needs a new regulatory framework to improve our citizens’ safety online. But what technology could be put in place to make the internet less harmful, and what kind of legal challenges would such a framework generate?
This event will feature four short presentation that address these questions and concludes with an open forum. Registration opens at 5.00pm with the first session at 5.30PM and the event will end with networking over refreshments and pizza. This event is kindly hosted by the PwC.
Speakers to be announced shortly.
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