Items tagged "due process"
Public Knowledge Rejects White House Executive Order Targeting Free Speech on Social Media PlatformsMay 28, 2020 digital platforms , due process , FCC , Free Speech , FTC , Section 230
Today, President Trump will reportedly sign an Executive Order that would direct the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission to regulate speech on social media platforms. Based on reporting, the Executive Order calls for the FCC to develop rules detailing how and when the law shields social media companies when they remove or moderate content on their platforms. Public Knowledge finds this Administration’s potential interference with free speech and abandonment of agency independence alarming, and reminds President Trump that neither the FCC nor the FTC have any authority to regulate social media.Read More
Public Knowledge Applauds Rep. Takano for Bill Protecting Criminal DefendantsSeptember 18, 2019 algorithms , artificial intelligence , criminal justice , due process , Intellectual Property
Yesterday, Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) introduced the “Justice in Forensic Algorithms Act of 2019” to ensure that criminal defendants can access the software source code and other data they need to properly defend themselves and exercise their due process rights.Read More
Public Knowledge Criticizes White House Effort to Control Online SpeechMay 15, 2019 Content Moderation , due process , Platform Regulation
Today, the White House launched a tool to enable digital platform users to report alleged instances of bias on technology platforms like Facebook and Twitter.Read More