Content Moderation 11/05/2019

The Internet Didn’t Invent Lying Politicians — Contrary to Claims of Tech Critics

Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo Vice President and General Counsel

Political ads are nothing new. Misleading statements are nothing new in politics either. But when this occurs online, as opposed to on TV or in newspapers, that’s when tech-critics like Tim Wu suddenly have a problem.

In his New York Times op-ed, Wu airs his grievances with online businesses that dare to host political ads. Moreover, Wu complains that these businesses dare to allow politicians to include false statements in political ads.

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