Zuckerberg backs stronger Internet privacy and election laws: '"We need a more active role for governments"
Zuckerberg backs stronger Internet privacy and election laws: ‘We need a more active role for governments’ Spencer Kimball SUN, MAR 31 2019 • 3:09 AM EDT KEY POINTS · Zuckerberg said new regulations are needed to protect society from harmful content, ensure election integrity, protect people’s privacy and to guarantee data portability. · The Facebook CEO also endorsed a global framework to protect people’s privacy along the lines of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. · Facebook has faced a torrent of public criticism over its handling of Russian intervention in the 2016 U.S. presidential election through social media and policies on hate speech that many governments and users consider too lax. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Saturday called for governments to play a greater role in regulating the Internet, citing four areas where he believes better rules are needed. Zuckerberg said new regulation