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The EU's "terrorist content" regulation and what it means for UK hosting providers

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The European Parliament has adopted (deemed approved) a regulation addressing the dissemination of terrorist content online. The stated aim of the Regulation is to "address the misuse of hosting Read more

Unpicking the "making children as safe as they are offline" fallacy

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When discussing Internet regulation, one often hears the trope that the Internet must be made "as safe as the offline world". Indeed, the outgoing Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, gave a Read more

"Online harms": an extra-territorial over-reach?

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1 tl;dr Without changing the very essence of the services they provide, it would be close to impossible for any service provider, anywhere in the world, which permits the posting of user-generated Read more

Ain't no party like a virtual Christmas party

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1 Over the weekend, some enterprising spammer bothered my inbox with a message to say that they were offering "virtual Christmas parties", and that perhaps decoded.legal might like to make a booking Read more