Internet: Hate Crime:Written question - 234737

Asked by Paul Farrelly

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Asked on: 20 March 2019
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Internet: Hate Crime
To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to prevent social media companies and other online media outlets from assisting in the spreading of hate speech via their platforms.
Answered by: Margot James
Answered on: 25 March 2019

We will publish a joint DCMS-Home Office Online Harms White Paper in the coming weeks setting out a range of legislative and non-legislative measures detailing how we will tackle online harms and setting clear responsibilities for tech companies to keep people safe.

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