Should Social Media be regulated by Gov?

While the courts are still deciding who regulates access to the Internet. The conversations taking place online are growing increasingly tense.

The False Assumption

The law says you can be whatever type of platform you want. And when you remove content that you consider to be objectionable, you’re not going to assume liability for that.

1996 Communications Decency Act

In effect, President Trump’s executive order would change how social media platforms are treated under the law and consider them publishers, which could make them liable for all content written on their sites. Just like media organizations.

The Digital Divide

Global Internet Penetration

With the public square continuing to move outside of downtown and online, digital stakeholders will have increasing power over the global conversation.

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