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Internet: Hate Crime

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 234737, tabled on 20 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to prevent social media companies and other online media outlets from assisting in the spreading of hate speech via their platforms.

Answered on

25 March 2019

We will publish a joint DCMS-Home Office Online Harms White Paper in the coming weeks setting out a range of legislative and non-legislative measures detailing how we will tackle online harms and setting clear responsibilities for tech companies to keep people safe.

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