Who Controls The Platform?

A Single Global Standard for Internet Content Regulation Is a Recipe for Censorship

A Single Global Standard for Internet Content Regulation Is a Recipe for Censorship

This is a contribution to “Who Controls the Platform?”—a multi-part Quillette series. Submissions related to this series may be directed to pitch@quillette.com. “If governments are to retain a firm hold of authority and not be compelled to yield to agitators, it is imperative that freedom of judgment

Jacob Mchangama
Jacob Mchangama
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Twitter's Micro-Slavery

Twitter's Micro-Slavery

This is a response to “Who Controls the Platform?“—a multi-part Quillette series authored by social-media insiders. Submissions related to this series may be directed to pitch@quillette.com In his new book Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe, tech investor Roger McNamee writes: “Lizard brain” emotions

Alec Cameron Orrell
Alec Cameron Orrell
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It Isn’t Your Imagination: Twitter Treats Conservatives More Harshly Than Liberals

It Isn’t Your Imagination: Twitter Treats Conservatives More Harshly Than Liberals

This is a response to “Who Controls the Platform?“—a multi-part Quillette series authored by social-media insiders. Submissions related to this series may be directed to pitch@quillette.com. Many conservatives believe that social media companies are biased against their views. This includes Donald Trump, who last year

Richard Hanania
Richard Hanania
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How Radical Transparency Cures Web Censorship and Surveillance

How Radical Transparency Cures Web Censorship and Surveillance

The article that follows is the third instalment of “Who Controls the Platform?“—a multi-part Quillette series authored by social-media insiders. Our editors invite submissions to this series, which may be directed to pitch@quillette.com. The internet is set for a renaissance-level transformation that will see users migrate to

Bill Ottman
Bill Ottman
censorship
There’s Nothing 'Intersectional' About Free Speech

There’s Nothing 'Intersectional' About Free Speech

The article that follows is the second instalment of “Who Controls the Platform?”—a multi-part Quillette series authored by social-media insiders. Our editors invite submissions to this series, which may be directed to pitch@quillette.com. Censorship is a tool of repression as old as civilization. And fighting

Andrew Torba
Andrew Torba
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Facebook Has a Right to Block 'Hate Speech'—But Here’s Why It Shouldn’t

Facebook Has a Right to Block 'Hate Speech'—But Here’s Why It Shouldn’t

The article that follows is the first instalment of “Who Controls the Platform?”—a multi-part Quillette series authored by social-media insiders. Our editors invite submissions to this series, which may be directed to pitch@quillette.com. In late August, I wrote a note to my then-colleagues at Facebook about the

Brian Amerige
Brian Amerige
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