UK Proposal to Make the Internet “Safe”
Last Updated on December 14, 2021 by John Galt
The UK Parliament is proposing to make the internet safe for children, adults, LGBTQ+ individuals, and everybody else other than those who might
have a different thought be guilty of wrongthink. It will also, apparently, protect those in the UK from harmful tweets by Orange Man Bad.
Coming soon to a country near you?
The human cost of an unregulated internet can be counted in:
–mass murder in Myanmar
–intensive care beds full of unvaccinated covid-19 patients
–insurrection at the US Capitol
–teenagers sent down rabbit holes of content promoting self-harm, eating disorders and suicide.
The Online Safety Bill is a key step forward for democratic societies to bring accountability and responsibility to the internet.From the summary
Here is a link to the summary: https://ukparliament.shorthandstories.com/draft-online-safety-bill-joint-committee-report/index.html?s=09
And here’s a link to the full document: https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/jt5802/jtselect/jtonlinesafety/129/12905.htm#_idTextAnchor015
Just a reminder: The UK does not have a Bill of Rights; the US does, but it is increasingly ignored!