Don’t blame Zuckerberg: Why more tech regulation would lead to more tech censorship

Source: The Hill
by Steve Krakauer

“There are many serious problems with social media today — and its outsized and still-growing grip on our culture and daily lives make solving them of paramount importance. The senators and the top critics of these platforms have identified some legitimate concerns. But so often these days we begin to slide toward the wrong solutions to real problems — in a direction that gives more power to those who feel it slipping away every time a random person can go ‘viral’ or accrue a significant audience. And if there’s bipartisan consensus on anything these days, your eyebrows should be raised.” (02/08/24)