Israeli Committee To Weigh Regulations For Social Networks, Emerging Tech

This article was first published by The Times of Israel and is republished with permission.

Israel’s Minister of Justice, Gideon Sa’ar, has formed a special committee headed by the Director General of the Ministry of Justice, Eran Davidi, that will be tasked with making regulatory recommendations regarding social media networks, as well as technologies emerging in Israel and abroad.

Committee members include representatives from the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Communications, the Ministry of Economy and Industry, and the Israel Innovation Authority, as well as various offices within the Ministry of Justice, including the Attorney General’s Office of the Electronic Unit. Privacy Protection Agency.

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In a letter dated October 13, 2021, and first cited by Ynet, Sa’ar wrote that the committee will be tasked with “formulating measures and procedures to bridge the ever-increasing gap between technological developments and the existing regulatory and legal arrangements in Israel, and to address the negative social impacts of the various phenomena inherent in this gap.”

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