Social media firms to be penalised for not removing child abuse

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Senior executives could be held liable for not taking down harmful content from platform

New laws proposed to tackle social media companies streaming child abuse, extremism, terrorist attacks and cyber bullying have been welcomed by senior police and children’s charities.

Launched on Monday, the Online Harms white paper outlines what the government says are tough new laws for internet companies and the ability to enforce them.

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