Bill Ottman and Jesse Morton
Bill Ottman is CEO and co-founder of Minds. Jesse Morton (1978-2021), a former jihadi propagandist, was co-founder of Parallel Networks, an organization that aims to to prevent violent extremism.
While calls to censor hate speech and violent extremist content on social media platforms are common, there’s little evidence that online incitement leads to real-world radicalization. Ironically, such calls may actually galvanize extremists, who interpret hostile media coverage, commentary, and censorship policies as confirmation of their victimhood narratives and
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