After Terror Attacks, Britain Movements To Police The Net

Mrs. May also had discussions with Mr. Macron, the French president, last week about holding tech companies legally liable if they fail to remove content.
British politicians have another target in policing the internet: extremist messages that are circulated on Facebook, YouTube and other social media.
The British government’s stance has put tech companies in the difficult position of having to determine what should, and should not, be allowed online.
And in a letter sent to British politicians in late 2015 — just as an earlier debate about tech regulation was bubbling to the surface — Apple made its views clear.
The Conservatives now rule with a minority in Parliament, and will most likely have to rely on other parties for support.

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