Apple, Google, and Facebook could be forced to censor apps and sites featuring ‘harmful’ content under new UK laws

Britain is considering laws that would pressure Apple, Google, and Facebook to censor apps and websites that publish “harmful” content, such as hate speech or self-harm imagery. The UK government has proposed the creation of an independent regulator to oversee websites and apps for such harmful content, and may give it wide-ranging censorship powers.

Link: Apple, Google, and Facebook could be forced to censor apps and sites featuring ‘harmful’ content under new UK laws
via http://www.businessinsider.com

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