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Online harms panel looking to adopt U.K’s duty of care model, won’t prioritize freedom of expression: Co-chair

News | 05/17/2022 5:10 pm EDT
Canada Research Chair in Cybersecurity Law Emily Laidlaw speaking at an International Institute of Communications conference on May 17, 2022./ photo by Jenna Cocullo

Canada’s online harms panelists are looking at adopting the United Kingdom’s duty of care model because the “ship has sailed” for Canada to start off with a smaller online harms bill, similar to that of Australia, according to the panel’s co-chair. 

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