Monday 27 June 2022 12:06 AM Lord Frost warns bill to clean up internet could be 'highly damaging' to free ... trends now

Monday 27 June 2022 12:06 AM Lord Frost warns bill to clean up internet could be 'highly damaging' to free ... trends now
Monday 27 June 2022 12:06 AM Lord Frost warns bill to clean up internet could be 'highly damaging' to free ... trends now

Monday 27 June 2022 12:06 AM Lord Frost warns bill to clean up internet could be 'highly damaging' to free ... trends now

Lord Frost warns that 'flawed' bill to clean up internet must be changed amid fears it could be 'highly damaging' to free speech Lord Frost urged former conservative colleagues to scrap the Online Safety Bill It will outlaw comments on social media that would be legal in the real world Circulating fake news will lead to get material wiped if it is classified as ‘intentionally false or psychologically distressing’, says the bill

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Lord Frost today urges his former Cabinet colleagues to scrap their ‘unsatisfactory’ and ‘un-Conservative’ plans to clean up the internet.

The Tory peer claims the Online Safety Bill contains so many flaws ‘it is hard to know where to start’.

He singles out for criticism the fact that it will outlaw comments on social media that would be legal in the real world.

Lord Frost, the former Brexit minister, says the move will be ‘highly damaging’ to free speech and will benefit only the ‘perennially offended’ who want to be protected from anything they disagree with.

He says: ‘A Conservative Government should not be putting this view into law. The best thing the Government

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