MPs’ online abuse report: Disabled people ‘exposed to horrendous abuse’
John Pring - 24 January 2019
An inquiry by a committee of MPs has revealed the “horrendous, degrading and dehumanising” abuse that disabled people are exposed to when they use the internet.
The inquiry heard from disabled people who face abuse not just on social media but also through online games, web forums, and comments on news stories on media websites.
The House of Commons petitions committee has now published its final report on this abuse, and has concluded that self-regulation of social media has failed disabled people... See more