Nadine Dorries: \u201cwe\u2019ve had 10 years of the internet\u201d\n\nThe Internet: Email started in 1965\u2026 \n\nAlso The Internet: The World Wide Web was invented by British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee in 1989\n\n#NadineDorries #internet @SkyNewspic.twitter.com/2nc0nK9Jlo
The full interview sees her say that not enough has been done over the last decade to protect internet users.
“We’ve had 10 years of the internet kind of having its own way now,” she said, adding: “We’ve seen some of the harms happening particularly to young people and adults within our society and it’s time now for us to do something about that. That’s why we’re bringing this bill forward.”
Dorries also spoke about the “shocking comments” made by Jimmy Carr during a recent stand-up set, saying that as it’s on Netflix, it's the kind of content that won’t be impacted by the Online Safety Bill.
It comes after the comedian faced criticism for a “disturbing” joke about the Traveller community and the Holocaust.
Dorries also said that the government is looking to introduce a media bill in future which could “impose sanctions” on video on-demand services like Netflix.
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