Facebook’s call for global Internet regulation sparks debate

  • TECH Premium
  • Tuesday, 02 Apr 2019

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 10, 2018, one hundred cardboard cutouts of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg stand outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, April 10, 2018. - As Facebook approaches its 15th anniversary, the social network has made strides toward Mark Zuckerberg's goal of connecting the world. But it has also made some huge missteps that has turned some of its friends into enemies. The online social network founded on February 4, 2004 in Zuckerberg's Harvard University dorm is now in an adolescence with grown-up burdens of being held accountable for its behavior and playing in a world where people can be nasty. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

WASHINGTON: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg’s call for “globally harmonised” online regulation raises questions about how Internet platforms can deal with concerns about misinformation and abusive content while remaining open to free speech. 

Here are key questions about the latest proposal from Facebook:  

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Next In Tech News

Tech companies want more eyes in the sky for wildfire season Premium
Jail for man in SG who took upskirt video of teen while out on bail over similar offence Premium
Khaby Lame is now the most-followed person on TikTok Premium
Quick grocery service Gorillas exits Belgium Premium
Report: Gojek says no plans to enter Malaysia market after vehicle with logo spotted in town Premium
TikTok turns on the money machine Premium
Axie-Infinity developer to reimburse hack victims, restart Ronin Premium
Clubhouse tests private groups, part of a bid to regain relevance Premium
Netflix lays off 300 workers amid subscriber losses Premium
Toyota, Suzuki take hybrid route in India for local, global markets Premium

Others Also Read