UK AG Says Online Media Cannot Police Content

Dominic Grieve says, instead, the suggestion that privacy injunctions routinely be served on internet companies as well as newspapers and broadcasters is “common sense.” Grieve added that social networks must "act responsibly" and obey the law of the land, but said that "excessive regulation" of cyberspace could pose a threat to civil liberties online. It was his strongest intervention yet on regulation of the web.

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