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A New Constitution for Content Moderation

Social media platforms should look to human rights law to govern speech on the internet

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TToday, a few private companies, driven to expand shareholder value, control social media. And yet the rules of speech for public space, in theory, should be made by relevant political communities, not private companies that lack democratic…




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David Kaye

David Kaye

Teach law at UC Irvine, former UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, author of Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet. @davidakaye

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