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By Lorna Woods

It has become increasingly apparent that, while the internet offers many possibilities for people to connect and to find and share information and knowledge, there are also problems which come with the way this technology is used – ranging from data breaches, illegal activity (child pornography, terrorism), to less serious issues, such as cyber bullying and the dissemination of fake news. There are also concerns about whether the design of services cause problems, as well as their allegedly addictive nature.


There are tried and tested models from other sectors that could be adapted for social media regulation. LORNA WOODS puts forward a proposal.

Intermedia Issue:
Volume 46, Issue 04
Issue Date:
December 2018
Lorna Woods Lorna Woods Professor of Internet Law, University of Essex, UK

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