Technology & Culture: Leaked Trade Proposal Would Give Facebook Free Reign to Censor by Algorithm

The idea of free speech, what it means, and where we can use it is constantly being redefined in the new world where technological tools are reshaping everything about our culture. And in that light, Motherboard has the story on a leaked European trade proposal that would privatize censorship and potentially leave it in the hands of an algorithm. Of course, it would only apply to speech¬†considered¬†“harmful and objectionable”. We’re willing to leave that determination up to an algorithm, right?

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Joshua Kopstein, Motherboard


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