London: The British government has lashed out at social media. The government is ready to thwart misleading information in the society. The government has enacted the bill to protect the public from harmful elements such as violence, terrorism, suicide, cyber crime and cyber threats.
If the bill becomes law … the UK Telecommunications Regulator of Com will have the power to ban misleading content and take action against misbehaving companies.
The government on Tuesday announced details of a new bill to be submitted to parliament next year. According to the Online Security Bill … Failure to remove malicious content that hosts user-generated content or allows social media sites, websites, apps, and other services to communicate with others online is punishable by a fine. The companies will be fined up to $ 18 million) or ten percent of their annual turnover.