It is hard to see how he will manage to reconcile freedom of speech on the internet with the requirement to prevent legal but harmful content.
Last week, one of the many dangers of such a project became clear: the possibility of its use for rampant paternalism.
It would be easy to write off the attitude of both as ‘only little earthlings pay taxes’, but the current taxation system allows them to get away with it.
Voters across the political spectrum are united in their wish to see more done here.
The UK has a lot to learn from the recent regulatory punch-up between Facebook and the Australian government.