A compilation of Trump insults complete with exotic graphs demonstrating the frequent use of insults on multiple targets can be found at the Post. The President's insults directed at the press are so prolific that they have been the subject of many compilations. Ironically the author of undoubtedly the largest collection of presidential insults aimed at the integrity of America's Fourth Estate now seeks the protection of an executive order because Twitter had the audacity to suggest that two of his more than 42,000 tweets contained unsubstantiated claims. … [Read more...] about Trump’s new executive order is as phony as his Twitter feed
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Facebook is a platform for diverse views. We believe in protecting freedom of expression on our services, while protecting our community from harmful content including content designed to stop voters from exercising their right to vote. Those rules apply to everybody. Repealing or limiting section 230 will have the opposite effect. It will restrict more speech online, not less. By exposing companies to potential liability for everything that billions of people around the world say, this would penalize companies that choose to allow controversial speech and encourage platforms to censor anything that might offend anyone. … [Read more...] about Facebook Slams Trump’s Executive Order, Claims It Will ‘Restrict More Speech’ Online
It also displays an ignorance about how federal law is made. Trump’s order purports to trigger changes to an act of Congress known as the 1996 Communications Decency Act, which provides legal immunity to websites that publish other peoples’ content. If a restaurant goer posts a bad review on Yelp, for example, the restaurant cannot sue Yelp — even if the bad review amounts to defamation, which is against the law. Section 230 of the statute states, “No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another content provider.” In other words, don’t kill the messenger. … [Read more...] about What does Trump’s latest executive order say about him?
The upside of choosing Warren: “Picking Warren could give Biden a boost in the polls. A Morning Consult/Politico survey released Wednesday found that 26 percent of registered voters said they would be more likely to vote for Biden if he chose Warren, putting her ahead of the other eight women he is said to be considering. Her greatest impact, according to the survey, would be among voters under the age of 45, as well as black and Hispanic voters — three blocs Democrats see as key to winning the White House and picking up Senate seats.” … [Read more...] about The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by Facebook – Trump teases social media executive order as a ‘big day’ for ‘fairness’
Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Florida Republican and an ally of the president, said Congress should tell companies “if you are going to opine as to the truth or falsity of that which is put on your platform for the sake of its viewers, you do not get the protections of Section 230.” … [Read more...] about Trump signs order targeting social media companies