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Zuckerberg calls for global internet regulations to address harmful content

In his post, Zuckerberg proposes that 'regulation could set baselines for what's prohibited and require companies to build systems for keeping harmful content to a bare minimum'

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Matthew G. Miller, Selina Wang and Sarah Frier | Bloomberg
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg called for new global regulations governing the internet on Saturday, recommending overarching rules on hateful and violent content, election integrity, privacy and data portability.

In a statement that was also published as an op-ed in the Washington Post, Zuckerberg said the company is seeking regulations that would set baselines for prohibited content and require companies to build systems for keeping harmful content to a minimum.

"We have a responsibility to keep people safe on our services," he said. "That means deciding what counts as terrorist propaganda, hate speech and more. We continually review

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First Published: Mar 31 2019 | 8:11 AM IST

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