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Internet: Safety

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL1381, tabled on 5 February 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made a study of the effectiveness of legislation in force in (1) France, and (2) Germany, to protect consumers from online harms.

Answered on

17 February 2020

Ministers and officials meet with their international counterparts, including the French and German governments, on a range of issues, including work to tackle online harms.

Many of the UK’s international partners are developing new regulatory approaches to tackle online harms. As set out in the Online Harms White Paper, the Government will continue to share experiences and work with partners internationally as we develop our own approach.