Content Moderation

06/12/2019

News publishers seize moment as Congress amps up tech scrutiny

Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo Vice President and General Counsel

The committee should “avoid creating a political platform for aggrieved industries and companies to complain about their competitors,” said Billy Easley, policy analyst for Americans for Prosperity, the Koch network’s policy and political arm. Carl Szabo of e-commerce trade group NetChoice, which counts Google and Facebook as members, blasted the hearing as “an attack on social media by big media companies upset that they no longer control our news and views.”

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