All 8 results for "illegal offline should be illegal online"

Online Anonymity — [Esther McVey in the Chair] (13 Jan 2021)

Siobhan Baillie: ...our faces in person; it is also not okay online. In conclusion, I think we agree that decisive action needs to be taken against racism, antisemitism, misogyny and other forms of hate crime. What is illegal offline should be illegal online. On anonymous accounts, I am not convinced that we must put up with the downsides because of the advantages. The application of anonymity in the context...

Online Harms — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (7 Oct 2020)

Caroline Dinenage: ...Internet Centre recently cited the fact that, this year, the revenge porn helpline has already dealt with 22% more cases than in the whole of 2019. That is not acceptable. We are clear that what is illegal offline should be illegal online, including a number of things raised today, such as incitement to violence and the selling of faulty and potentially hazardous goods. We need to make...

Social Media Services - Question for Short Debate (12 Nov 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...ensure that start-ups, SMEs and other companies have the practical tools and guidance they need. As for harmonisation of legislation, we have said—and noble Lords have repeated it—that what is illegal offline should be illegal online. As has been mentioned, the Law Commission’s recent review of abusive and offensive online communications reported on the parity between legislation...

Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill: Music Festivals: Drug Safety Testing (6 Jul 2018)

Nick Hurd: ...websites. Everyone is concerned about the dangers posed by the availability of drugs on social media. We want the UK to be the safest place in the world in which to go online, and anything that is illegal offline should be illegal online. We encourage people to report worrying material to the police, as well as using the in-app tools to report such images to the app providers themselves....

Gaming Machines (17 May 2018)

Tracey Crouch: Quite simply, what is illegal offline should be illegal online. The Gambling Commission is live to this issue and is looking at it closely. We expect it to maintain close sight of the emerging issues regarding vulnerability and gambling being targeted at children.

Written Answers — Home Office: Drugs: Internet (5 Feb 2018)

Victoria Atkins: We want the UK to be the safest place in the world to be online. Anything that is illegal offline should be illegal online. The Government and law enforcement agencies take the unlawful advertising and sales of drugs on the internet very seriously. Tough enforcement is a fundamental part of the Government’s drug strategy and we are taking coordinated action to tackle illegal drugs alongside...

Public Bill Committee: Communications Bill: Clause 241 - Meaning of ''radio licensable content services'' (16 Jan 2003)

Andrew Lansley: ...are well set out there. As for not seeking to regulate the internet, I am not saying that certain aspects of it should not be subject to scrutiny. The principle of the argument is that what is illegal offline should be illegal online. In recent years, much legislation has gone through the House to try to achieve those objectives. Through a process of self-regulation, the internet has...

Internet (Criminal Offences) (30 Mar 2001)

Mr Paul Boateng: ...with UK industry to clean up the net and make it safe for UK users. Should we use the criminal law to do that? The Government, in common with many other Governments, take the view that what is illegal offline should be illegal online. Possession and distribution of child pornography is possession and distribution of child pornography, whether that is done on paper, by post, electronically...


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