Analysis What’s behind Trump’s attacks on social media?

What’s behind Trump’s attacks on social media?

This morning the AP, Bloomberg and many, many others are reporting on Trump’s threats against social media companies like Facebook and Twitter, in particular to “strongly regulate, or close them down” after Twitter meekly added a fact check link to an plainly false tweet that mail-in voting would lead to voter fraud. Also this morning, …

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Analysis Oppose the EARN IT Act

Oppose the EARN IT Act

A new bi-partisan effort to attack speech online has been introduced in Congress. If passed, the EARN IT Act could change how we interact with online services in a very negative way. The ability of platforms like Facebook, reddit, Twitter and so many others to provide places for us to create content hinges on a …

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