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The Infotagion Podcast with Damian Collins MP

Feb 18, 2022

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen gives her explosive evidence on damaging practices at the company to the Joint Committee examining the U.Ks Online Safety Bill. 

Damian Collins MP is joined by Debbie Abrahams MP to unpack.

Nov 12, 2021

Should scam ads be part of the Online Safety Bill? Martin Lewis passionately makes the case. Would a culture change at Facebook lead to better safety for users online? Facebook whistleblower Sophie Zhang thinks so. UK regulators and the City of London police also give their views on the Bill.

Damian Collins MP is joined...

Sep 30, 2021

Why is Wikipedia not in the headlines for causing harm to users like Facebook is? How does a community based approach to content moderation work? What do top academics and the UK’s data regulator, the ICO, think of the draft Online Safety Bill? Damian Collins MP unpacks the evidence heard from Will Perrin, Dr Edina...

Sep 21, 2021

Targetting people living with epilepsy with flashing images online, images of suicide and self-harm and abuse towards women, this week the Joint Committee on the Online Safety Bill heard shocking evidence of the real life impact of online harms. Damian Collins MP unpacks the evidence heard from witnesses Ian...

Sep 17, 2021

The Federal elections in Germany are fast approaching, the first without Angela Merkel as the lead candidate for the CDU. How has social media shaped the discourse for this poll amid an ongoing pandemic? For the second in the Inside Europe series, Damian Collins MP unpacks these questions with journalist Karolin...