Content Moderation 06/19/2019

Sen. Hawley Has a Bill That Could Put the KKK in Your Newsfeed

Robert Winterton
Robert Winterton Director of Public Affairs

Content moderation is how online platforms like Facebook and Twitter have a safe place for their users to create, share, and consume news and views. Some online platforms moderate extreme political content so their users doesn’t see white supremacist content next to family photos and cat videos.

But Sen. Hawley’s “Ending Support for Internet Censorship Act,” would force online platforms to host politically extreme content that most of us would prefer to avoid online, such as views and videos produced by the KKK.

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