UK to empower media regulator Ofcom to regulate internet, remove 'harmful' content
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The UK government has announced a plan to put media regulator Ofcom in charge of regulating the internet, with a focus on removing illegal content and minimizing “harmful” content.

Executives at internet firms may face big fines or prison if they are determined by the government to have failed to protect users from “harmful and illegal content” online.

The Office of Communications, aka Ofcom, is the UK government's regulatory and competition authority for broadcasting, telcoms, and postal...

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