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The Online Safety Act (“OSA”) aims to make the internet a safer place, protecting adults and children from illegal and harmful content by making online service providers such as social media companies more accountable for content published on their sites. Despite the positive intentions, the OSA may have unintended consequences. In particular, service providers will face the difficult task of balancing the duty to protect users from illegal and harmful content against the duty to protect freedom of expression.
The OSA became law on 26 October 2023.Continue Reading The Online Safety Act: Does this present a difficult balancing act for online service providers?