Social Media: Hate Crime:Written question - 148800

Q
Asked by Rushanara Ali
(Bethnal Green and Bow)
Asked on: 01 June 2018
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Social Media: Hate Crime
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he plans to include a new statutory requirement on social media companies to stop the spread of online hate speech in the forthcoming internet safety strategy white paper.
A
Answered by: Margot James
Answered on: 11 June 2018

The Government response to the Internet Safety Strategy Green paper announced that DCMS and Home Office will jointly work on a White Paper. The White Paper will set out our proposals for future legislation that will cover the full range of online harms, including both harmful and illegal content. We expect the White Paper to be published later this year.

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