Online giants are ‘clear danger to civil society’ and effectively ‘govern’ our lives from abroad, ITV chairman suggests

“The online world, with all its benefits, now represents a clear and present danger to civil society. We are being influenced – and in some cases, you could say, even governed – by people who are not in this country, many of them beginning life as engineers, and engineers are very fine folk but they do not not necessarily think about the ethics of society,” Sir Peter said.