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Online Safety Bill: Crackdown on harmful social media content agreed

The Online Safety Bill aims to hold social media companies accountable for user safety. It requires the removal of illegal content and protection of children. Critics raise concerns about potential limitations on free speech, while supporters believe it will create a safer online environment. The bill also introduces new rules like age verification for pornography sites. It will impact both Big Tech and small businesses, with non-compliance leading to fines and potential imprisonment. The bill’s success will determine online safety and the UK’s tech hub reputation. Read more for details.

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