Policing Tech Giants: No Harm, No Foul, No Social Media?

The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport proposed a new watchdog that will oversee tech giants, with the threat of sanctions for executives and big fines for breaches of rules.

Websites that don’t properly deal with online “harms” — like terrorist content or child abuse — could be fined or even blocked, under the proposed new rules. The rules, which…