Professor Andrew Murray on the Online Safety Bill

26 October 2021

Andrew Murray-2015

Professor Andrew Murray was recently quoted on Politico regarding government plans to expand the role of Ofcom in the draft Online Safety Bill. This would include regulating tech companies safety policies, with the power to investigate and issue large fines to search engines and social media platforms. Professor Murray noted:

“They are going to set codes of practice and standards and values which then the platform will have to enforce through technology and human moderation, or a mixture of both .. Are Ofcom going to be sufficiently accountable for what is going to have a huge impact on people’s lives?"

Read the article in full here at Politico.