Public policy on increasing access to the WHOLE internet - not just Facebook
Sun 11 Jan 2015, 03:20

The social media firm’s latest big idea is to allow users in developing nations free net access if they use its app. The goal of public policy everywhere should be to increase access to the internet – the whole internet, not some corporate-controlled alcove – for as many people as possible.

France seeks to sanction web companies for hate speech
Mon 16 Feb 2015, 12:36

President Francois Hollande said Tuesday in Paris the government will present a draft law next month that makes Internet operators “accomplices” of hate-speech offenses if they host extremist messages. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said he will travel to the U.S. to seek help from the heads of Twitter Inc. and Microsoft Corp. as well as Google and Facebook. Spokesmen for the companies did not immediately return requests for comment.