Pornography and the UK's Online Safety Bill

30 Pages Posted: 22 Jul 2022

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Clare McGlynn

Durham Law School, Durham University

Lorna Woods

School of Law

Date Written: July 1, 2022

Abstract

This is a revised version of a briefing first published in May 2022. It includes the following:

• summary of key points and recommendations

• case studies of how the Online Safety Bill may affect the largest internet service providers, in relation to pornography, including Google, Twitter, OnlyFans and Pornhub; and

• an outline of the ways in which the Online Safety Bill will regulate pornography.

Keywords: Online Safety Bill, Pornography Regulation, Extreme Pornography, OnlyFans, Internet Regulation

Suggested Citation

McGlynn, Clare M. S. and Woods, Lorna, Pornography and the UK's Online Safety Bill (July 1, 2022). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4152063 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4152063

Clare M. S. McGlynn (Contact Author)

Durham Law School, Durham University ( email )

Durham University
Palatine Centre
Durham, County Durham DH1 3LE
United Kingdom
0191 334 2800 (Phone)

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Lorna Woods

School of Law ( email )

Wivenhoe Park
Colchester, CO4 5SQ
United Kingdom

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