online safety

Britain just laid out plans to end the internet’s Wild West days and take a world-leading role in regulating big tech

Britain just laid out plans to end the internet’s Wild West days and take a world-leading role in regulating big tech

Britain wants to end the internet’s days as the Wild West by taking a world-leading role in regulating the world’s biggest tech companies. The UK government said it wants to legislate for a new independent regulator that will oversee “harmful content” on social media, search engines, messaging, and file-sharing platforms. It would be the first…