Facebook’s new and improved speech police
What could possibly go wrong?
Let’s ask Brendan Carr, a member of the Federal Communications Commission. Click through for the whole thread but don’t .
Meet your new speech police!— Brendan Carr (@BrendanCarrFCC) May 6, 2020
Facebook now has an Oversight Board empowered to take down posts.
Gotta be non-partisan people, right? Nope!
1 is Pam Karlan: testified to impeach @POTUS, “baron” Trump line, Obama DOJ, & NYT calls “full-throated, unapologetic liberal torchbearer.” pic.twitter.com/9o28lcY7bR
It just gets worse, because why on earth wouldn’t it?
Yes it does:
Well, the new @Facebook @OversightBoard is off to quite the start!— Brendan Carr (@BrendanCarrFCC) May 8, 2020
They deleted this tweet after I posted this reply. So you can longer view my tweet at all on their timeline.
Does not bode well for their tolerance and support of free expression, it would appear. https://t.co/TPfeYYOpQb pic.twitter.com/AdBjGTwPQ4