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06.04.2018 - 13:01 [ Business Insider ]

The chairman of Google’s parent company says that if internet companies don’t get their act together, ‚bad things will occur‘

Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on data privacy on April 10, 2018, and Zuckerberg has agreed to come to D.C. and answer their questions. Senator Chuck Grassley, who heads that committee, also asked that Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey come and testify as well.

06.04.2018 - 10:27 [ Independent.co.uk ]

Theresa May says the internet must now be regulated following London Bridge terror attack

(4.6.2017) “We cannot allow this ideology the safe space it needs to breed – yet that is precisely what the internet, and the big companies that provide internet-based services provide,” Ms May said.

“We need to work with allied democratic governments to reach international agreements to regulate cyberspace to prevent the spread of extremist and terrorism planning.”

06.04.2018 - 08:12 [ cleantechnica.com ]

Tim Cook Blasts Facebook & Google, Calls For Government Regulation

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, sees things differently. In an interview with Kara Swisher of Recode and Chris Hayes of MSNBC scheduled to air April 6, he tells the two hosts, “I think the best regulation is no regulation, is self-regulation. However, I think we’re beyond that here.” He then goes on to blast Facebook and Google for their despicable business ethics — assuming they have any at all.