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Online Safety Act now law

Last updated by Stephanie.Rosser@essex.gov.uk on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

 

Government announced on Thursday 26 October that the Online Safety Act has now received Royal Assent, becoming law. The Act initiates Ofcom’s new powers and places legal responsibility on tech companies to prevent and remove illegal content and stop children seeing harmful content.

UK children and adults to be safer online as world-leading bill becomes law - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)