Sky’s Jeremy Darroch Calls For Stronger U.K. Regulation of Silicon Valley Players

Published on Jan 16, 2020

Sky group chief executive Jeremy Darroch has called on the U.K. government to create a powerful new regulator to oversee Silicon Valley online platforms.

Writing in The Times newspaper today, Darroch said that the technology giants cannot be trusted to hold themselves to account. “The promise of self-regulation hasn’t worked,” Darroch said.

“We need only look back to the prolific spread of misinformation, online abuse and fake news in last month’s [U.K.] general election to see the damage that unregulated online platforms are doing to our society.”

The Sky boss said that technology owned, developed and run by

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Author: Tim Dams