Clash with tech companies averted, but worries remain that threat to privacy has not gone away.
Yet more criticism of proposed measures voiced, with age-verification a particular concern.
Scene set for legal challenges as concern over level of surveillance grows.
Open letter from 68 security and privacy academics amplifies concerns voiced by big tech and privacy campaigners.
The UK’s new Fraud Strategy will also have an international reach.
WhatsApp and other encrypted messaging services pushed back over fear of risks to people’s privacy and safety.
Coalition of rights groups and thinktanks raises fears over unintended consequences.