MPs try to ban 'harmful' words from the Internet in a new free speech row as critics argue new laws will 'seriously threaten freedom and democracy'

New laws to ban ‘harmful’ words from the internet are unworkable and will ‘stifle’ freedom of speech, an influential report has found.

Ministers’ plans to force blanket regulation on online companies and websites to protect people will not work, according to a new report by think-tank the Centre for Policy Studies.

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Date Added: Tuesday 29th September 2020