UK Parliament Demands Tough Regulation Of Social Media

The Disinformation and ‘Fake News’ Final Report has been published on It is scathing of social media platforms, especially Facebook’s role in illegally influencing democratic elections and referenda in Britain, going back to 2014. The Commons Select Committee calls for tough modern regulations and far more law enforcement oversight of social media companies, with heavy penalties for breaches.

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Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Final Report published
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