Content Moderation

06/21/2019

Sen. Hawley’s “Bias” Bill Would Let the Government Decide Who Speaks

Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo Vice President and General Counsel

What does “in a manner that is biased against a political party, political candidate, or political viewpoint” mean, exactly? Would platforms be forced to host propaganda from hate groups and punished for doing anything to let users hide posts from the KKK that express its political viewpoints? Would a site catering to certain religious beliefs be forced to accommodate conflicting beliefs?

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