Content Moderation 09/17/2021

To protect American innovation, we must let websites keep moderating their own content

Kir Nuthi
Kir Nuthi Public Affairs Manager

By pushing antitrust policies that will blunt America’s competitive edge, our lawmakers are mistakenly also making the internet less safe for us all.

This summer, the House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Antitrust marked up and pushed through a flurry of bills that were designed to overhaul American competition policy, and more specifically, the consumer welfare standard. Our lawmakers were trying to thwart alleged gatekeeping by some of the most popular American companies, but in doing so, they forgot about the impact this would have on our digital free speech and online safety.

Read the full piece at Fortune Magazine here.

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