Regulator warns UK law won’t allow self-regulation of the metaverse

Ofcom Chief Executive Melanie Dawes said self-regulation of the metaverse, a hypothetical digital world touted by Meta and others, wouldn’t fly under U.K. online safety laws.

The U.K. is “in good stead” to regulate the technology, she said, adding incoming online safety laws are strong enough to tackle metaverse platforms and companies.



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