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Users, not tech executives, should decide what constitutes free speech online

9 mins | Jan 15, 2021

If social media companies aren’t good at moderating speech, why do we ask them to? It's become one of the most highly debated topics in the world since pretty much all of Big Tech's key players — Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, Snapchat, among others — decided to suspend Donald Trump's accounts in their platforms: what constitutes freedom of speech in our ever-digitalised world? Jillian C. York, author of "Silicon Values: The Future of Free Speech Under Surveillance Capitalism", chimes in on this dilemma in MIT Technology Review.

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