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New policy briefing examines the amount of online abuse in the UK | The Alan Turing Institute

By Beth Wood
November 27, 2019

The Alan Turing Institute’s public policy programme today (27 November) publishes a new policy briefing, How much online abuse is there? A systematic review of evidence for the UK.

The briefing identifies some considerable shortfalls in existing monitoring practices for online abuse and its recommendations include:

  1. a representative survey dedicated to understanding the experience of people in the UK of online abuse should be administered each year.
  2. a new platform for monitoring the prevalence of online abuse in real-time should be created.
  3. Government statistics on different types of illegal online abuse should be made available in a single bulletin.

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Source: New policy briefing examines the amount of online abuse in the UK | The Alan Turing Institute

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