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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Freedom of expression online

Communications and Digital Committee
Freedom of expression online

Tuesday 8 December 2020

Start times: 3.00pm (private) 3.00pm (public)


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Lords investigate scope of freedom of expression online

The Communications and Digital Committee continues taking evidence as part of its inquiry into freedom of expression online.

Meeting details

At 3.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Freedom of expression online
Head of Digital at Article 19
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Freedom of expression online
Chief Executive Officer at Index on Censorship
Head of Legal at Global Partners Digital

Possible questions

Possible questions and topics for discussion include:

  • What should not be protected by the right to freedom of expression online?
  • How well do platforms’ policies balance freedom of expression with other rights?
  • Does reducing the reach of harmful content without removing it infringe the right to freedom of expression?
  • How well does UK law balance freedom of expression with other rights?
  • Is there adequate support for victims of online abuse?

 

Further information

Location

Virtual meeting