What do the details of today's decision reveal about Facebook’s rules, and the FOB’s role in reviewing them?
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The Facebook Oversight Board ruled this morning, May 5, on Facebook's suspension of Donald Trump's account after the Capitol riot.
Can Facebook’s independent overseers make an easy case hard?
On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law will hold a hearing on how social media platforms' design choices shape our discourse and our minds. The subcommittee will hear testimony from Monika Bickert, the vice president for content policy at Facebook; Lauren Culbertson, the head of U.S.
The justice’s speculations on the possibilities for regulating social media platforms are already changing the tone of the debate on the political right—but he makes a weak argument.
The Supreme Court vacates the holding that the replies to Trump’s Twitter account are a public forum, and Justice Thomas shares his thoughts on platform regulation.
What does the report reveal about online extremism and the efforts to counter it?
On Mar. 10, the FBI’s Cyber Division released a Private Industry Notification (PIN) warning that “Malicious actors almost certainly will leverage synthetic content for cyber and foreign influence operations in the next 12-18 months.”
Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has promised that Florida will soon enact “the most ambitious reforms yet proposed” for “holding ‘Big Tech’ accountable.” There’s just one problem: It’s unconstitutional.