It’s only a matter of time that articles such as this will not make it onto any platform.
By P.J. Gladnick ~
Censorship? The press says: Hey, no problem!
You mightexpect (in sanetimes) the press wouldbe in favor of more freedom of speech. Instead,Politico is not only uncritically coveringsocial mediajustifications forcensorship, they also appear unfazed aboutthe governmentgetting into the Big Brother act as well.
This was the message promulgated by “tech lobbying and influence” reporter Emily Birnbaum on Thursdayin “4 takeaways from POLITICO’s first tech summit.” The first (and most important) takeaway for Politico is censorship, censorship, and MORE censorship! The subtitle of the article is”Self-regulation isn’t going to cut it, according to lawmakers and advocates.”
Self-regulation isn’t going to cut it. In the face of impending regulatory threats, some tech companies proactively made changes to the way they do business: Apple implemented new privacy features, Facebook and Google have doubled down on efforts to remove misinformation, and more. But, according to lawmakers and advocates, no amount…
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