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Former Culture Secretary John Whittingdale fears proposed new online protection laws could do more harm than good John Whittingdale warned politicians must be ‘terribly careful’ about online laws Conservative candidate warned overzealous rules could impact free expression Mr Whittingdale said whichever party won power faced ‘very serious challenges’

By Paul Revoir Media Editor For The Daily Mail

Published: 00:49 GMT, 14 November 2019 | Updated: 00:49 GMT, 14 November 2019

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Former culture secretary John Whittingdale has warned that politicians must be ‘terribly careful’ about bringing in new online protection laws

Former culture secretary John Whittingdale has warned that politicians must be ‘terribly careful’ about bringing in new online protection laws

Former culture secretary John Whittingdale has warned that politicians must be ‘terribly careful’ about bringing in new online protection laws, saying they could do more harm than good.

The Conservative candidate, who has chaired the all-party parliamentary group on media freedom, warned that overzealous rules could impact on freedom of expression.

Earlier this year the Government faced claims that its Online Harms

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