Online harms and the
campaign for transparency
Tim Loughton MP
MP, former children’s minister, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Children and member of the Parliamentary Home Affairs Committee
Mr Loughton will discuss the current Online Harms Bill: the bill aims to tackle online abuse and ‘fake news’ which can lead to cyber-bullying, self-harm and the reinforcement of conditions such as eating disorders. Should forum hosts be forced to identify themselves to providers?
This talk will focus on how the internet can impact on children’s wellbeing: In particular online forums and ‘fake news’ sites which may exacerbate fears and vulnerabilities leading to cyber-bullying, self-harm and reinforcement of conditions such as eating disorders
This event is Free to attend