UK government outlines plan to be “the safest place in the world to go online”


Karen Bradley, the UK’s Culture Secretary, today gave a speech at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, where she outlined her vision to make the UK the “safest place in the world to go online.” The UK government’s strategy gravitates around three main points. First, it intends to propose a code of conduct for social media companies to abide by. It also wants to encourage social media companies to design products with a “safety first” ethos. Finally, it plans to emphasise online safety education in schools. Bradley described the code of practice as “guidance” and “voluntary minimum standards,” although didn’t…

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from UK – The Next Web https://thenextweb.com/tech/2017/10/02/uk-government-outlines-plan-safest-place-world-go-online/

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