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  1. Legal news
    27 January 2021
    Online Harms Series: Government response to the Online Harms Consultation – What harms are in scope?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/online-harms-series-government-response-to-the-online-harms-consultation-what-harms-are-in-scope

    In the first article in our series looking at the government response to the Online Harms Consultation, Theo Rees-Bidder looks at the definition of illegal and harmful content, and what companies that post/host such ...

  2. Legal news
    01 February 2021
    Online Harms Government Response – which companies will be in scope?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/online-harms-government-response

    The Government’s final response to the consultation of the Online Harms White Paper was published last month, outlining in further detail how the new regulatory framework will tackle illegal and harmful content online. ...

  3. Legal news
    21 November 2019
    The Online Harms White Paper – which companies could be affected?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/the-online-harms-white-paper-which-companies-could-be-affected

    The recently published Online Harms White Paper has proposed a new regulatory framework to tackle illegal and harmful online content, establishing a statutory duty of care for companies who fall within scope. Whilst ...

  4. Legal news
    12 January 2021
    A New Year, a new approach to digital regulation: the DSA and Online Harms
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/a-new-year-a-new-approach-to-digital-regulation-the-dsa-and-online-harms

    Whilst many lawyers are busy doing their best to guide clients through the unfathomable challenges posed by Brexit and the ongoing pandemic, Bryony Hurst starts the year by offering some thoughts on one area which can ...

  5. Legal news
    27 January 2020
    UK Government “has no plans” to implement the Copyright Directive
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/uk-government-has-no-plans-to-implement-the-copyright-directive

    Since its passing last year, there has been speculation about whether the UK would implement the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. This week, government minister Chris Skidmore confirmed that there ...

  6. Legal news
    01 February 2021
    Sports data rights in 2021: the outlook
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/sports-data-rights-in-2021

    Sports data is big business, and has been for some time now. The State-by-State opening of the US sports betting market, with its stats-loving punters, has further enhanced the value of that data. However, the higher ...

  7. Legal news
    30 January 2019
    The CMA clamps down on social media endorsements
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/the-cma-clamps-down-on-social-media-endorsements

    endorsements The Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") issued new guidance last week on how celebrities and social media influencers need to be more transparent with their followers. Alongside this guidance came ...