Whatsapp boss warns govt against changes to encryption in online safety

City A.M. reports on concerns that the Online Safety Bill would create a “troubling precedent” for other governments by seeking to regulate ‘legal but harmful’ content.

Following the report of the CPS’ latest publication which calls on the government to rethink the Online Safety Bill, Feeney said “[r]ather than taking a stand for freedom of expression, this Bill would not only empower politicians across the spectrum to stifle expression but also damage innovation and growth in the technology sector. The cure is very much worse than the disease.”

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Date Added: Wednesday 28th September 2022