October 13 2017
‘This Memorandum of Understanding is a fantastic way to demonstrate the UK and Canada’s shared ambition to make sure that digital innovation continues to underpin the delivery of our public services.’
October 12 2017
‘Everyone should be empowered to stay safe online’
‘Companies have a responsibility to their users’
‘If it’s unacceptable offline, it’s unacceptable online’
‘This extraordinary project has transformed Tate St Ives, ensuring its place as a truly world-class gallery. I am thrilled that this remarkable space will house incredible global exhibitions and champion modernist St Ives’ artists.’ Karen Bradley Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
What action has the government already taken to improve online safety? 1/ We created the UKCCIS which plays a pioneering role in promoting and championing improvements to child online safety in the UK. 2/ We introduced requirements for commercial online pornography to be inaccessible to under-18s. We expect age verification to be introduced during 2018. 3/ The Home Office has a wide programme of work to tackle illegal activity online. 4/ Content filtering is offered by the ‘big four’ providers – Sky, Virgin Media, Talk Talk and BT and covers the vast majority of UK subscribers.