Opinion: Social media firms must make users identify themselves when they sign up
Facebook and Twitter hide behind a wall of protecting anonymity, they have to follow the lead of companies like Revolut who require a passport from those who want to use its service
The last piece of legislation passed by the Oireachtas in 2020 was the Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill, which is part of the legislature’s response to tackling online abuse.
Social media has many useful functions but, sadly, some use it for bullying and intimidation and to direct abuse at individuals. These actions have cost lives – the Bill is known as Coco’s Law after Nicole (Coco) Fox Fenlon, who took her own...
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