Big Tech Regulation 'Missed Opportunity' On Scams, MPs Told

Law360, London (January 6, 2021, 4:02 PM GMT) -- The government should consider including pension scams within the scope of new legislation that will hold to account technology giants such as Google and Facebook over online content, regulators told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday.

An executive at the FCA has told a parliamentary committee that there is a "good case" for including scams and investment fraud in new legislation. (iStock) Mark Steward of the Financial Conduct Authority told the Work and Pensions Committee that there is a "good case" for including scams and other forms of investment fraud in the Online Harms Bill.

The forthcoming legislation will compel internet companies...

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