How Responsible Is Facebook?
NOVEMBER 4, 2021
Two areas of internet law are anti-trust legislation and data privacy. A third rapidly developing topic in internet law is about content moderation on social media: the advertisements, posts, articles, and comments you see, and the algorithms that control them. Are social media companies responsible for the impacts of the content on consumers? Is it permissible for algorithms to amplify the spread of harmful content? Where is the limit on profit-seeking behavior?
- Lindsay – Regulating Facebook Algoriths (NYT, .pdf)
- https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-net/2021/global-drive-control-big-tech#Regulation, just the section “The Promise and Peril of State Regulation”