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Statement On The Announcement of Ofcom As An Online Regulator

London, UK – Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director at Internet Association released the following statement on the government’s announcement of Ofcom as an online regulator:

“Internet companies are committed to working with government to achieve our shared goals of keeping people safe online and ensuring that the internet continues to deliver benefits to the economy and society. We will continue our constructive engagement on the issues of concern that are still under review – for example the scope of regulation, treatment of legal but potentially harmful content, and enforcement powers – and look forward to the full consultation response in the spring. These are complex topics, and it is essential that we find a solution that both enhances digital safety and fosters a thriving internet economy.” 

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