No, We Don’t Need a ‘Reality-Czar’: Let Truth and Falsehood Grapple

New York Times writer Kevin Roose recently surveyed “our truth-challenged information ecosystem” and found a proliferation of “hoaxes, lies and collective delusions.” As he put it, that limits the Biden administration’s ability to “unite a country,” because “millions of people have chosen to create their own version of reality.” In response, he called for the … Continue reading No, We Don’t Need a ‘Reality-Czar’: Let Truth and Falsehood Grapple

Biden, Section 230, and the Response to Political Extremism

Last year, Biden called for Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act to be revoked. The law, which Biden voted for in 1996, protects interactive computer services from being held liable for the vast majority of third party content. In recent years, the law has become a popular target of conservative lawmakers, who allege that the largest social media … Continue reading Biden, Section 230, and the Response to Political Extremism