FCA calls for stronger Online Safety Bill measures

The regulator wants additional protection for consumers

Jenna Brown
clock • 3 min read
FCA chief executive Nikhil Rathi
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FCA chief executive Nikhil Rathi

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has told the government it wants duties on internet companies in the Online Safety Bill to be extended to paid-for advertising as well as covering user-generated content to enhance consumer protection.

The regulator's annual perimeter report — produced as part of its accountability to parliament — called for legislative change to address concerns beyond the body's remit to strengthen consumer pro...

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