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Focus social-network regulation on algorithms, corporate power: NDP’s Angus

MP Charlie Angus said the algorithms that keep users engaged with social networks should be the federal government’s primary concern as it tries to fight online harms. The New Democrats’ ethics critic also called Monday for a new officer of Parliament to enforce rules on global platforms like Facebook, more user control over the information platforms hold, and a tax on their Canadian operations until a planned minimum corporate tax takes effect in dozens of countries. (The Logic)

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