In the best of all possible worlds, such actions wouldn't be necessary. In the current climate, boycotting social media might spark a return to a robust marketplace of ideas.
Social media platforms and governments are "voluntarily" teaming up to ban "violent extremist content." What could go wrong?
Resist when politicians declare that speech (even radical speech) is a “threat to our democracy.”
Even more worrying: New Zealand's leading media outlets are self-censoring coverage of the Christchurch mass shooting.
Legal scholar Jeff Kosseff wanted to write a "biography" of Section 230, the law that immunizes websites and ISPs from a lot of legal actions. He fears he has written its obituary.
Right after 290 people were killed in a series of Easter Sunday bombings
Facebook would prosper in a less robust market.
'Nobody Wants To See a Government Speech Police': Senate Republicans Threaten To Regulate Facebook and Twitter
They say the social media companies display a bias against conservatives.
Will a thirst to punish Silicon Valley destroy our liberty?
He's got his reasons, but they all suck. And will accelerate Facebook's decline as a destination in cyberspace.
A real American genius Joe is not.
Facebook and the end of the open Internet era
Hide Those Memes, Folks! Europe Passes Massive Online Copyright Changes That Will Lead to Censorship
Do you have a license to link to that story? Will your sexy Tinder photo get confused with a celebrity's?
Nobody in the media should be supporting an elected official trying to control what speech online platforms allow.
The Massachusetts Democrat is running for president, but sometimes it seems like she's running for America's super-CEO.
Plus: Facebook says it's pivoting to privacy, and congressional Democrats want to "save the internet."
"Google and Facebook should not be a law unto themselves. They should not be able to discriminate against conservatives."
Plus: Rapper 21 Savage released from ICE custody and more details on how Homeland Security scammed immigrant students
"We shouldn't have to think about self-censoring what we say online."
Facebook is the latest to announce its intentions to save local media.
A Barberton judge just sentenced a woman to jail, house arrest, and a year without social media for repeating a rumor about a pellet gun at school.
Facebook, Google, Apple, and others are now facing the sort of regulatory and antitrust animus once leveled at Bill Gates' company.
Facebook Cripples Community Organizing With Overzealous Attempts to Stop Russian Trolls: Reason Roundup
Plus: Trump changes his mind about military spending and why Rand Paul hates Trump's new attorney general pick.
New rules ban erotic art, talk of shared sexual interests, kink groups, and anything that "encourages sexual encounters between adults."
Tech companies are compiling incredibly detailed dossiers about you.
Killing Section 230 would only lead web platforms to ban even more speech.
As Facebook's supposed ideological allies unfriend the social media giant, the tech industry is learning that there are no permanent allegiances in politics.
Censoring politicians' racist, sexist, and abhorrent behavior on social media does a big favor to racist, sexist, and abhorrent politicians.
What should the culture of free speech, free expression, and ownership look like on our social media platforms?
Plus: Trump endorses sentencing reform and Bitcoin's value continues to fall.
Facebook, Twitter, and other mainstream social networks have their issues. Are these 5 platforms viable alternatives?
Hundreds of pages and accounts have been purged over accusations that they were "inauthentic." The page operators disagree.
The bigger the company, the bigger the target.
British Lawmaker Wants to Ban Your Private Facebook Groups Because She Worries You're Using Hate Speech
Bill also calls for holding forum moderators legally liable for extreme speech.
ThinkProgress Accuses Facebook of Censorship After Conservative Factchecker Correctly Points Out an Error
"Brett Kavanaugh said he would kill Roe v. Wade last week." Except he didn't.
The Department of Justice plans to look into whether social media platforms are "hurting competition and intentionally stifling the free exchange of ideas."
Tom Cotton to Jack Dorsey: "Do you prefer to see America remain the world's dominant global superpower?"