Posts tagged with: digital

PRESS RELEASE: Labour proposes new duty of care for social media firms to protect children online

by Liam Byrne | 17.09.18 | in: Young people | Tags: ,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Labour proposes new duty of care for social media firms to protect children online  Labour will create a new duty of care for social media firms, demanding digital giants take action to protect children from online harms.  The announcement comes as Labour submits its evidence to the Information Commissioner for a new statutory code that will require tech firms […]

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We must clamp down on the social media giants that allow online harms against children

by Liam Byrne | 17.09.18 | in: Young people | Tags:

First published in The Telegraph The digital world is a place of dazzling opportunity for a young person, and endless dangers. The internet offers so much space for anonymity, so much scope to set foot in spaces out of bounds in the offline world, that it becomes easy to forget: children are still children, online […]

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Research: Bill of Data Rights – Speech in committee stage of the Data Protection Bill

by Liam Byrne | 30.08.18 | in: Research | Tags:

Let me start with the argument for a Bill of Data Rights. Every so often we have to try to democratise both progress and protections. In this country we are the great writers of rights—we have been doing it since Magna Carta. Over the years, the universal declaration of human rights, the UN convention on […]

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