Bob explains the legal and practical issues surrounding the purge of right-wing voices from social media sites. He makes a distinction between free speech and the 1st Amendment, and critically analyzes the typical “newsstand / publisher” analogy for Section 230.
Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest:
- EFF article on Section 230 and why the platform/publisher distinction is a red herring.
- Encyclopedia Brittanica entry on the First Amendment.
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The audio production for this episode was provided by Podsworth Media.