The mainstream media's fear of Mark Zuckerberg is not supported by the documents.
When "protecting users' safety" actually means the opposite
"The plaintiffs failed to make out a plausible claim that the Pulse massacre was an act of 'international terrorism' as that term is defined in the ATA."
Upstart competitors can’t hope to match the resources required to compile a list of banned individuals and organizations.
Tech giants expressing openness to amending Section 230 are doing so out of naked self-interest, not the goodness of their hearts.
Patiently waiting for senators and whistleblowers to freak out over this
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"Maybe one billionaire with a penchant for destroying democracies shouldn’t be allowed to own so much of the internet," says the representative from New York.
The site is clearly in trouble and the government doesn't need to step in.
"We don't actually do finsta," Antigone Davis, Facebook's head of security, explained.
CNN Shuts Down Access to Facebook Pages in Australia After Court Ruling Holding Media Outlets Liable for Commenters
This is where government demands to moderate what users say will ultimately lead.
Political polarization drives social media use, rather than the other way around.
Still, Facebook should not have allowed its VIPs to flout the rules it claimed applied to everyone.
Here’s why Section 230 is so important.
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Big tech platforms should encourage debate, not forbid it.
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The Biden Administration Is Pushing Social Media Platforms To Expand Their Definition of Intolerable COVID-19 'Misinformation'
Online censorship by proxy undermines the ordinary process for checking claims and counterclaims.
The comedian and podcaster talks about running for the Libertarian Party presidential nomination and his beef with Reason.
The administration’s public pressure campaign against COVID-19 "misinformation" cannot be reconciled with its avowed respect for freedom of expression.
Federal health bureaucrats should stop scapegoating social media.
The existence of politically biased websites is not a crisis.
Biden Charges Facebook With Homicide, While His Surgeon General Recommends 'Legal and Regulatory Measures' To Suppress COVID-19 'Misinformation'
Speech is protected by the First Amendment even when it discourages vaccination.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki wants the social media site to ban 12 specific anti-vaccine accounts.
The rationales for doing so are weak, and would create a dangerous slippery slope, if accepted.
It will fail, and fail badly.
Corporations can afford robots. Their competitors often cannot.
Efforts against violence are turning into restrictions on ideas.
Taken together, these six measures would have a major impact on the way we shop, chat, and otherwise go about our business online.
People fret about online echo chambers, but offline echo chambers can be just as strong—or stronger.
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“The Act is so rife with fundamental infirmities that it appears to have been enacted without any regard for the Constitution,” the lawsuit reads.
We expect British royals to favor muzzling commoners, but too many lawmakers feel the same way.
A member of the board (and a Cato Institute vice president) defends the controversial decision to kick the former president off the social media platform.
Facebook can't kill, jail, or tax you. It can only stop you from posting on Facebook.
"It's very obvious that nobody involved in [the bill] consulted a First Amendment lawyer," says TechFreedom's Berin Szóka.
"At the time of Mr. Trump's posts, there was a clear, immediate risk of harm."
If you're going to attack Mark Zuckerberg for cozying up to Xi Jinping, maybe you should try harder not to sound like a Chinese dictator.
Justice Thomas Wonders When Supreme Court Will Have To Consider Social Media's Private Deplatforming Power
A moot case about Trump blocking tweets leads to concerns that tech companies have too much control over speech.
What about the federal government's own health experts?
Even minor tweaks to the law could shore up Mark Zuckerberg's dominance.