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No way to screen out under-13s or sex offenders on Facebook, inquiry told

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Senior executive answers questions at UK’s independent inquiry into child sexual abuseFacebook does not know how many under-13s or sex offenders in the UK use its platforms, a senior executive has said at the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse.Answering a question about safety checks carried out on new accounts, Julie de Bailliencourt said the company had no way of verifying the age or criminal history of people signing up. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/may/14/no-way-to-screen-out-under-13s-or-sex-offenders-on-facebook-inquiry-told

Author : Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

Publish date : 2019-05-14 17:34:24

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