The UK’s blistering Facebook report has a good recommendation — for the UK

The United Kingdom Parliament is still mad at Facebook. How much does it matter?

We’ve known since last summer that the report of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee would excoriate Facebook over failures related to competition, data privacy, and foreign interference in elections, among other issues. Today, the final report arrived — and while the rhetoric is more pitched than ever, it remains unclear what any of it will come to.

But let’s first take a look at that rhetoric, which went after Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, in unusually personal terms. From Natasha Lomas’ comprehensive article in TechCrunch:

“Companies like Facebook should not be allowed to behave like ‘digital gangsters’ in the online world,…

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