Social media doesn’t need new regulations to make the internet safer – GDPR can do the job
New legislation is proposed to reduce "online harms", for example on social media. This includes the idea of a "duty of care" for online platforms. I propose to consider the existing GDPR and its requirement to do data protection impact assessments for any data processing that affects people's rights and freedoms as a starting point.
open access journal
Citation : Boiten, E.(2019) Social media doesn’t need new regulations to make the internet safer – GDPR can do the job. The Conversation [online], February 2019.
Research Institute : Cyber Technology Institute (CTI)
Peer Reviewed : No