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Online Safety Bill

Peers debated the second reading of the Online Safety Bill on 9 November 2012.

The bill seeks to require internet service providers and mobile phone operators to provide a service that excludes pornographic images, and to require manufacturers to provide a means of filtering content on devices.

This is a private members' bill, starting in the House of Lords and is being introduced by Baroness Howe of Idlicote.

If the bill becomes law it will apply to the whole of the UK.

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