Public consultation on the Regulation of Harmful Online Content and the Implementation of the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive

Public consultation on the Regulation of Harmful Online Content and the Implementation of the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive

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The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D., announced on the 4th of March 2019 that he will introduce a new Online Safety Act to improve online safety and ensure that children can be protected online. The Minister has commenced a public consultation on this issue.

The consultation aims to seek the views of citizens and stakeholders as to an achievable, proportionate and effective approach to regulating harmful content, particularly online, following the speech made by Minister Bruton where he outlined that he intended to introduce new regulation in this area.

To make a submission as part of this consultation, please click here. The questions contained in the form should be read in conjunction with the accompanying explanatory note. The deadline for submissions as part of this consultation is close of business on the 15 April 2019.

Alternatively, please email your submission to onlinesafetyconsultation@dccae.gov.ie  or post to:

Broadcasting & Media Policy Division
Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment
29-31 Adelaide Road
Dublin
D02 X285 



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