Gohmert Introduces Bill to Remove Liability Protections For Biased Social Media CompaniesChris Menahan
Dec. 20, 2018
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Texas congressman Louie Gohmert has introduced a bill to remove social media companies' "special legal protections" if they behave like biased publishers rather than neutral platforms.
From Gohmert.house.gov, "Gohmert Introduces Bill That Removes Liability Protections for Social Media Companies That Use Algorithms to Hide, Promote, or Filter User Content":
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the introduction his bill, H.R.7363, that amends section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934:This bill is a great first step towards reigning in these biased social media companies.
The censorship they're carrying out now -- which is beyond anything George Orwell could even dream of -- is only just the beginning.
Berkeley activists are working with the ADL to create an artificial intelligence system to identify "hate speech" on social media and automatically censor everyone in real time:
Mark Zuckerberg alluded to such a system in April when he testified to the Senate that he's "optimistic" that "artificial intelligence tools" will be able to flag "hate speech" immediately within five to ten years.
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