Can we really control the tech giants?

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sports Matt Hancock has said that the Government will enact legislation to control social media firms and online abuse but, in a television interview this weekend, he admitted:

  • When he called in representatives of 14 leading Internet companies to discuss his concerns, only four turned up.
  • It is likely to be two years before the Government has worked out detailed proposals and finds the time to legislate.

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