Fund online abuse and harassment prevention
Facebook has finally admitted that it has lost control of harmful content on its platform, and the government are stepping up to the task.
1 in 5 women in the UK have experienced online harassment or abuse.* This is our chance to finally change that - so it's vital the government gets it right. If they're really committed to being a world leader in handling abuse and harassment, they need to commit funding.
Call on Jeremy Wright -Minister for Culture, Media and Sport - to put money where his mouth is and push for 1% of the new Tech Tax to be used to tackle online abuse and harassment.*
**On 29th October 2018, the UK Chancellor announced a new Digital Services Tax of 2% on tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter. This tax is expected to raise an additional £400m a year. By ringfencing at least 1% of this new tax annually for ending online abuse, the Government can commit £4m to transforming experiences of abuse and harassment online
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