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Trolling of epilepsy sufferers with flashing images to be made illegal — The Telegraph

Wednesday, 7 December, 2022

Trolling of epilepsy sufferers with flashing images to be made illegal — The Telegraph

Trolls who send epilepsy sufferers flashing images over the internet face up to five years in jail under a new offence, known as Zach’s Law, in the Online Safety Bill.

Michelle Donelan, Culture Secretary, laid an amendment to the Bill on Monday criminalising “epilepsy trolling”, where someone sends or shows flashing images electronically to people with epilepsy intending to cause them harm.

The move coincided with the return of the planned legislation to the Commons after a five-month delay, and follows a campaign by 11-year-old Zach Eagling and the Epilepsy Society for a change in the law.

Read more at: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2022/12/05/trolling-epilepsy-sufferers-flashing-images-made-illegal/

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