Demanding the right to profit from promoting it while refusing to pay the costs is clearly indefensible.
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Profile: Chris Philp, charged with the nightmarish task of seeing the Online Safety Bill through the Commons
It is hard to see how he will manage to reconcile freedom of speech on the internet with the requirement to prevent legal but harmful content.
And I have every intention of further improving the requirements for platforms not to remove content from recognised media outlets.
Lisa Townsend: Recent revelations about the Met are beyond excuse or apology. But elsewhere there’s good in the police.
For every bad headline there are hundreds of officers in forces like mine who are working around the clock to keep us safe.
Last week, one of the many dangers of such a project became clear: the possibility of its use for rampant paternalism.
All platforms, big or small, can no longer be allowed to spread hate speech.
Problems and risks such as the significant rise in online scams haven’t yet been adequately addressed.
It would be easy to write off the attitude of both as ‘only little earthlings pay taxes’, but the current taxation system allows them to get away with it.
Robert Palmer: To support the levelling up agenda, the Government should follow Biden’s plan to tackle corporate tax avoidance
Voters across the political spectrum are united in their wish to see more done here.
Jason Reed: Dowden’s latest task? Regulating the internet. Here’s what Australia can teach us about that challenge.
The UK has a lot to learn from the recent regulatory punch-up between Facebook and the Australian government.
Japan, Korea, Taiwan and now China, have all invested heavily in new technologies – through government support for new industries.
David Green: By creating a new investment bank, Sunak would give us a way of using our lockdown savings productively
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
Trump, Parler, bias, free speech, incitement – and regulation. Beware of the cure being worse than the disease.
State action to regulate social media is unproblematic in principle, but deeply problematic in practice – and the law of unintended consequences applies.
Neil O’Brien: Trumpism in Britain. It’s time to call out those in the media who cynically feed the cranks, rioters and conspiracists.
One of our best selling papers recently ran a piece promoting the views of an “NHS worker” who claimed hospitals were “empty” and Covid was a “hoax”.
Iain Dale: The social media companies claim that they aren’t publishers. But their ban on the President proves that they are.
Plus: Biden won fair and square, Trump’s allegations of fraud have been dismissed by the courts – and one can be a conservative and say so.