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’
· 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.