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Research Papers 2022

Synopsis: Below you will find details of Research Publications which have been prepared by the Research and Information Service (RaISe) for the Justice Committee in 2022.

2022 Research Papers will be published here when available.

Cyberflashing and Deepfake Pornography

- Date: 13/01/2022

This briefing paper provides information about practices in other jurisdictions to address criminalising deepfake pornography and cyberflashing. The paper provides analysis of internet law as a reserved matter in the context of the Online Safety Bill currently progressing through the UK Parliament. It also looks at how other jurisdictions have legislated for these types of behaviours.


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