UK Plan Steps Up Global Crackdown on Social Media

"No one in the world has done this before, and it's important that we get it right."

  • Published 8 April 2019

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. unveiled plans on Monday to vastly increase government oversight of social media companies, with a first of its kind watchdog that could fine executives or even ban companies if they fail to block content such as terrorist propaganda or images of child abuse. As concerns mount globally over how to monitor internet material without stifling free speech, the British proposal reflects a push by some countries - particularly in Europe… Read at AP News