Online Trolls Could Face 2 Years In Jail Under New Law

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

2 Nov 2021

Social media trolls could face up to two years in prison if they knowingly cause “psychological harm” online, reports say.

Under the upcoming Online Safety Bill virtual provocateurs will face the wrath of more specialised legislation as part of the governments plan to combat online abuse. ivermectine en vente libre

The law change will shift the focus on to the “harmful effect” such as “emotional, psychological, or physical harm to the likely audience” rather than if a message contains “indecent” or “grossly offensive” content as is its current criteria. como tomar ivermectina para sarna humana

Working off of the Law Commission’s recommendations the Department for Culture, Media & Sport said it planned to add the offences to the bill next month

The Online Safety Bill in Utd entirety aims to hold digital companies more responsible for user-generated dangerous information housed on their platforms, ranging from child sex exploitation to terrorism.