MPs' committee supports FCA call for Online Safety Bill to cover internet ads

'The Wild West online'

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MPs' committee supports FCA call for Online Safety Bill to cover internet ads

The Joint Committee on the draft Online Safety Bill has recommended major changes to its scope, including tackling harmful advertising such as scam adverts, the inclusion of which in the bill was also called for by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

A report by the Joint Committee has set out a series of recommendations to bring more offences within the bill's ambit, and empower Ofcom to set minimum safety standards for regulated services alongside...

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