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.
Politicians on the right and the left are coming for your free speech.
The whole thing is arguably voided by Section 230.
Big outlets get subsidies. The government still gets to pick winners and losers.
This tech/media fight down under is not about democracy or monopolies. It’s about ad revenue.
'That System Is Being Used Against You': Edward Snowden Makes the Case for Internet Privacy. Is He Right?
Online companies might not be as nefarious as you think.
Maryland's Legislature Just Imposed a New Tax on Digital Advertising by Overriding Gov. Larry Hogan's Veto
The first-in-the-nation tax is an expensive and regressive policy that's also possibly unconstitutional.
Techdirt's founder wants to give end users, not politicians and tech giants, more control over what we can say and see online.
No one has a right to a Facebook platform, but purges can and should be criticized.
After a 16-month investigation into the big four tech companies, it seems the most that congressional busybodies can accuse them of is routine business practices and having popular services.
Aaron Reynolds is just trying to make people laugh, but his content may have been flagged on Instagram for interfering with the election.
The more that big social media companies act like they can control what people say, the more competition they encourage.
Plus: Sexual misconduct at the FBI, Tulsi Gabbard and Mike Lee don't understand the First Amendment, and more...
Aaron Reynolds, the creator of "Swear Trek" and "Effin' Birds," talks about living and dying by Instagram's algorithms.
It's hard to take seriously complaints that there are no alternatives to Facebook when they're made on Twitter.
But what one side likes, the other side hates. There's no way Twitter and Facebook can appease them both.
It wasn’t a plot to undermine democracy. It wasn’t a Russian intelligence operation. It was a low-tech scam.
Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai, and Jack Dorsey faced the music. The tune is becoming familiar.
Plus: Unrest and looting in Philadelphia after the police shoot and kill a black man, Trump supporters stranded in Omaha, Biden faces new corruption allegations, and more...
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Republicans have seized on the dubious claims of a psychologist who thinks Big Tech is shifting millions of votes to the left.
Plus: Tech companies respond, proposed H-1B visa changes, and more...
You want censorship? This is how you get censorship.
If the new trustbusters get their way, tech platforms might be forced to pay money to traditional news outlets for the privilege of linking to their content.
Plus: Joseph Kennedy losing in Massachusetts, the White House is preparing an eviction moratorium, and more...
Democrats Hate Facebook. Republicans Want To Ban TikTok. The Bipartisan Backlash Against Big Tech Is Here and It's a Disaster.
Even as Americans rely on tech more than ever, our early-pandemic truce with the industry is officially over.
Colorado Springs Police Sergeant Keith Wrede insists he was just "going crazy" to Metallica and doesn't want protesters to die.
Siri, what color is the kettle?
Plus: Trump suggests election delay, and more...
Congress Used the Antitrust Hearing To Peddle Petty Grievances Against Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
The scary monopoly power on display Wednesday was the federal government's.
"I think you might be referring to what happened on Twitter."
Plus: The EARN IT Act is "a wolf in sheep's clothing," Joe Biden's "Agenda for Women," and more...
Plus: Controversy around "open debate and toleration" letter, grim economic forecasts, and more...