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FCC opens consultation on White House call for new social media rules

Tuesday 4 August 2020 | 12:43 CET | News
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The FCC has opened a public consultation on the US government's proposal to re-assess the liability of social media platforms. This follows a formal request last month from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to issue rules on when internet platforms are liable for user content posted on their sites. 

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