Techdirt Podcast Episode 186: Free Speech & Content Moderation (Panel Discussion)

from the long-term-impact dept

For this week's episode of the podcast, we're featuring a recent panel discussion from Mozilla's Speaker Series. Mike Masnick sat down with Guillaume Chaslot from Algo Transparency, hosted by Mozilla Fellow in Residence Renée DiResta, to talk about the challenges of online content moderation and its implications for freedom of expression. Enjoy!

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    N E Wun, 9 Oct 2018 @ 7:32pm

    Re: Re: THE GOOD CENSOR: Tech Companies Should `Police Tone',

    Okay, have now read ALL, every word, grokked every nuance -- after briefly allowing javascript and then running into a new bizarreness of Techdirt wanting to set a cookie and asking me to okay tracking all over the Internet and beyond -- anyhoo, it's the old tactic of "okay, we've stated the obvious so can look like answering it impartially, now we're looking for ways to dodge responsibilty, but it's the 'right wing' especially Trump who stole the 2016 election who are actually responsible for everything, not us, we just need more money and power, not a bit of regulation".

    The admitting does state that Section 230 immunizes what's still forbidden to print publisher, which some still gainsay here.

    By the way, I've long thought that Techdirt does have more influence than I suspect, likely (given Msnick's influence and connections he brags about above) that Googlers read, so I've a direct hot-fiber to Google, part of why I'm still here. You kids are still NPCs, though, incoherent drunken monkeys: it's your comments which are skipped over.


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