UK lawmakers are considering holding tech CEOs accountable for distribution of violent content

8:21 AM ET Fri, 5 April 2019

The United Kingdom is reportedly working on legislation that would hold social media executives liable for harmful content shared on their platforms. The proposal would empower an independent regulator to assess fines and hold executives from companies like Facebook and Google personally liable for breaches that harm public safety. Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit and Initialized Capital, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the proposal and what tech companies can do about the issue.