Hold social networks responsible for child self-harm, says NSPCC

UK The Guardian

Proposals backed by Ruth Moss, whose daughter killed herself after seeing suicide images Facebook could face fines of more than $2bn for gross breaches of laws being proposed by campaigners aimed at stopping harm to children online. The child protection charity NSPCC has urged ministers to criminalise social media companies who fail to protect children from exposure to material including images of child abuse and which allow grooming. It also wants a new statutory regulator to tackle the availability of images of self-harm, including suicide. Continue reading... …

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