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Online Safety Bill 2022

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has announced that the Online Safety Bill has been introduced in Parliament, the first step in its passage to become law in the UK. The Bill will include the new offence of cyberflashing in England and Wales, and introduce a legal requirement for UK companies to report child sexual abuse content on their platforms to the National Crime Agency. Separately, the Department has published supporting documents including a factsheet covering key points of the Bill and what new online safety laws will mean for internet users including children. The Department has also published the government response to the report of the Joint Committee on the draft Online Safety Bill which includes a section on harms to children.

Read the press release:
World-first online safety laws introduced in Parliament

Read the supporting documents:
Online Safety Bill: supporting documents

Read the report:
Joint Committee report on the draft Online Safety Bill: Government response

Read the Bill and follow its progress:
Online Safety Bill

See also on NSPCC Learning 
Protecting children from online abuse