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I was interviewed by the Times about the criminal liability provisions in the Online Safety Bill which could see tech bosses sent to jail for non-compliance. 

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Rishi Sunak facing first Commons defeat over jailing social media bosses

By Mark Sellman  13 January 2023 

Monica Horten, the policy manager at Open Rights Group, which champions human rights online, warned: “Does this turn Britain into an authoritarian state? One that would jail people, not for what they’ve written, but . . .for what other people are writing and other people’s misuse of the system. I think that [for] parliament to be just nodding this through with no debate would be reprehensible.”

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I am a tech policy specialist, published author, post-doctoral scholar. I hold a PhD from the University of Westminster, and a DipM from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Currently working on UK Online Safety Bill.

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