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Britain Has Yet Another Tech Tsar in Most Current Cabinet Reshuffle

Britain Has Yet Another Tech Tsar in Most Current Cabinet Reshuffle

Nicky Morgan, the new secretary of state for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport. Getty ImagesPrime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Nicky Morgan to oversee the nation’s technology sector on behalf of the U.K. Government. The job—officially known as the secretary of state for the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)—has become something of…

Britain prepares social networks regulation to battle hazardous content

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain proposed new online safety laws on Monday that would slap penalties on social media companies and technology firms if they fail to protect users from harmful content. FILE PHOTO: Facebook logo is reflected in glasses in this picture illustration taken April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/File PhotoEasy access to damaging material, particularly…