The First Amendment is under attack. One does not need to be a supporter of Donald Trump or alternative social media platform Parler to see the dangers presented to a handful of big, unaccountable tech companies deciding what we are and are not allowed to read online.
I saw you mention the recent wave of deplatforming on My News Links – mynewslinks.com specifically right here: https://mynewslinks.com/china-spreading-misinformation-about-covids-origins-who-investigation-lingers/ which is why I’m emailing you.
When big tech is the judge jury and executioner of what can be said online a dangerous precedent is set. Tech companies need to make a distinction between censoring speech they hate, and speech that is hateful. I’m concerned the traditional public square is actually becoming private corporate property.
Here is the full article: https://ammo.com/articles/deplatformed-big-tech-companies-subvert-second-amendment-social-media-guns#big-tech We’d love it if you could link to this and share it with your social media channels.
If you’re not a fan of it, that’s fine — we’d love to hear where you think we missed the mark.