Mark Zuckerberg asks governments to help control internet content

Found on BBC News on Sunday, 31 March 2019
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Mark Zuckerberg says regulators and governments should play a more active role in controlling internet content.

"Lawmakers often tell me we have too much power over speech, and frankly I agree," Mr Zuckerberg writes, adding that Facebook was "creating an independent body so people can appeal our decisions" about what is posted and what is taken down.

"I believe Facebook has a responsibility to help address these issues, and I'm looking forward to discussing them with lawmakers around the world," Mr Zuckerberg says.

That's such an obvious move. Facebook is facing regulations and politicians think about splitting it apart. In Australia, it could face 10 percent of the company’s annual domestic turnover if violating planned laws. So Zuckerberg tries to kick the ball back to governments in an attempt to pull them into his boat so that taxmoney works for him.