Zuckerberg says 'optimistic' on French regulatory plans after Macron meeting

2019-05-10 19:10

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said he was "encouraged" and "optimistic" about the regulatory framework being suggested by France for the social media giant and other online platforms, after a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron.

"I am hopeful that it can become a model" that can be used "across the EU", Zuckerberg said.

The meeting follows the drawing up of a report by experts and top French civil servants proposing that each member state of the European Union set up its own regulatory authority to police social networks.

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