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MOTION: Constitutional Free Speech Principles Can Save Social Media Companies from Themselves
President Trump posted similar content on Facebook and Twitter. Twitter flagged it. Facebook did not. Both have come under fire for those decisions. Just how should social media companies police user content? Revisit our debate on social media content moderation policies and whether the U.S. Constitution should be the guiding light in a new era of political speech.
FOR THE MOTION:
David French - Senior Writer, National Review
Corynne McSherry - Legal Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation
AGAINST THE MOTION:
Nathaniel Persily - Professor, Stanford Law
Marietje Schaake - International Policy Director, Stanford's Cyber Policy Center & Fmr. Member, European Parliament
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