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Ofcom should regulate Netflix, says Rishi Sunak

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By Azania Patel Rishi Sunak has proposed a change in law that would bring online streaming services like Netflix under Ofcom regulations. The Media Bill announced by the Boris Johnson government in May 2022 first suggested giving Ofcom regulation over streaming companies based overseas. Sunak has affirmed that there will be no change in this agenda. Currently, viewers cannot complain about content shown on Netflix. Ofcom regulation would mean that streaming services could be investigated for complaints such as the use of misleading footage. It is unlikely that the Media Bill will be brought to…

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