Hate speech, Freedom of expression, Freedom of thought, Censorship, Freedom of association, Freedom of speech

Banning White Supremacy Isn’t Censorship, It’s Accountability

On Jan 31, 2021
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Opinion: When big tech allows white hate speech to go unfettered, it not only bolsters white supremacist violence, but echoes real-world racial inequities that privilege white communities and depress Black wealth, mortality, and quality of life. https://t.co/IetTZGAG0W
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Claiming that deplatforming racists violates First Amendment rights shows a distorted understanding of how speech, race, and power work online.

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On Jan 31, 2021
@WIRED shared
Opinion: When big tech allows white hate speech to go unfettered, it not only bolsters white supremacist violence, but echoes real-world racial inequities that privilege white communities and depress Black wealth, mortality, and quality of life. https://t.co/IetTZGAG0W
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Banning White Supremacy Isn’t Censorship, It’s Accountability

Banning White Supremacy Isn’t Censorship, It’s Accountability

Claiming that deplatforming racists violates First Amendment rights shows a distorted understanding of how speech, race, and power work online.

Race and the First Amendment: A Compendium of Resources

Race and the First Amendment: A Compendium of Resources

This article provides summaries of law review articles and books that consider the complex relationship between racial justice and free speech. While it discusses a few pieces that reflect ...

Mark Zuckerberg Stands for Voice and Free Expression

Mark Zuckerberg Stands for Voice and Free Expression

Mark Zuckerberg spoke at Georgetown University about the importance of protecting free expression.

The Kremlin Influence Campaigns

The Kremlin Influence Campaigns

IS PROPAGANDA PROTECTED SPEECH? Finding Practical and Principled Approaches to Countering the Kremlin’s Influence Campaigns While Upholding Sanctity of Free Speech FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019 THE ...

Facebook’s Oversight Board: A Meaningful Turn Towards International Human Rights Standards?

Facebook’s Oversight Board: A Meaningful Turn Towards International Human Rights Standards?

That depends on how it will weigh Facebook’s community standards and values against global norms in its content-moderation decisions.

A Supreme Court Milestone for Students’ Free Speech Rights

A Supreme Court Milestone for Students’ Free Speech Rights

This month marks 50 years since the landmark Supreme Court ruling that cemented students’ rights to free speech in public schools, Tinker v. Des Moines. We’re inspired to see that students ...

Have Trump’s Lies Wrecked Free Speech?

Have Trump’s Lies Wrecked Free Speech?

A debate has broken out over whether the once-sacrosanct constitutional protection of the First Amendment has become a threat to democracy.

How consumer marketing distorts democracy

How consumer marketing distorts democracy

With ever-expanding First Amendment prerogatives as protected “speakers,” corporations have become more influential than citizens.