A more transparent and accountable Internet? Here’s how – Jonny Shipp

25 05 2018

This week the UK Culture Secretary announced that the UK Government will legislate on internet safety. This could include a statutory code of conduct to tackle bullying and harassment on social media and mandatory transparency reporting. LSE Visiting Fellow Jonny Shipp is leading the development of an “Internet Commission”, an independent initiative for a more transparent and accountable internet. He explains how increased transparency about how online content is managed might be achieved and how it could help firms to improve their practice and legislators to sharpen their focus. Read the rest of this entry »