Business Maverick: Limited Liability of Big Tech Under the Microscope

Business Maverick: Limited Liability of Big Tech Under the Microscope By Bloomberg

17.7.2019

Business Maverick: Limited Liability of Big Tech Under the Microscope By Bloomberg

US senators used a Congressional hearing on Tuesday to push the idea of overhauling a law that protects YouTube, Facebook and other internet services from being sued for the content users post.

Bhatia said Google was doing all it could to take down offensive content on YouTube but that the sheer volume of videos it hosts means some offending material always slips through. He said Google never uses political ideology as a reason to block or take down videos on YouTube or remove information from search results.

Bhatia’s two-hour grilling yielded little in terms of new information from Google. Some Senators chided him for evading questions and not having more information at hand.

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