Facebook™ Regulation Upates: February 18, 2020

EU snubs Facebook call for rules

By Riva Gold, Editor at LinkedIn
EU industry commissioner Thierry Breton has said that Facebook’s proposed internet rules were insufficient after the social media giant published its second white paper on regulation. Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, earlier this week called for new rules and oversight of the industry to help restore trust as Silicon Valley firms grapple with “tech lash” and new legislation in Europe. “I believe good regulation may hurt Facebook’s business in the near term but it will be better for everyone, including us, over the long term,” he wrote in a Financial Times op-ed.

Facebook Needs Regulation to Win User Trust, Zuckerberg Says

By Natalia Drozdiak • Bloomberg
February 17, 2020, 4:35 AM EST Updated on February 17, 2020, 11:41 AM EST
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-02-17/facebook-needs-regulation-to-win-user-trust-zuckerberg-says

EU industry chief says Facebook needs to adapt to the EU’s standards

REUTERS / CNBC
PUBLISHED MON, FEB 17 20201:18 PM EST
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/17/eu-industry-chief-tells-facebook-ceo-zuckerberg-to-adapt-to-eu.html

Charting a Way Forward on Online Content Regulation

February 17, 2020
By Monika Bickert, Vice President, Content Policy

Mark Zuckerberg: Big Tech needs more regulation

By Mark Zuckerberg FEBRUARY 16 2020
New rules might hurt Facebook’s bottom line in the short term but will help long term
https://www.ft.com/content/602ec7ec-4f18-11ea-95a0-43d18ec715f5