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Gould eyes U.K.’s ‘duty of care’ proposal for regulating tech companies

By Beatrice Paez       

Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould has been noncommittal about how, or whether, the government intends to regulate social media companies when it comes to taking down hate speech and other inflammatory content.

Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould on Thursday, April 11, appeared before the Procedure and House Affairs Committee to discuss the government's efforts to safeguard the election. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

PARLIAMENT HILL—Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould says she’s taken an interest in the U.K.’s recently proposed plans to hold social media platforms accountable to a code of practice, as Ottawa considers whether to pursue more regulations.

Beatrice Paez

Beatrice Paez is the digital editor at The Hill Times.
- bpaez@hilltimes.com


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