Mark Lewis Comments on Internet Regulation in The Times' Brief06 Jun 2018 // In the press
Disputes partner Mark Lewis discusses the battle to regulate the internet.
After Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the worldwide web, commented that large tech firms should be regulated to prevent the internet becoming “weaponised at scale”, Disputes Partner Mark Lewis featured in the Times Brief discussing the legal challenges facing bids to regulate the internet.
Mark highlighted the global nature of the internet and the incompatibility of the differing jurisdictions and legal philosophies globally. He also touched on the recent case involving English Defence League co-founder Tommy Robinson, who broke reporting restrictions and was jailed but succeeded in spreading his message, and the difficulties lawyers face in applying publication law in the modern world.
To read the full article online, click here (£).