2019 Submission 14

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Timestamp: 2019/02/04 09:16:07 AM
Email Address: xxxxx@xxxxxx.xxxx
Name: xxxxx xxxxxxxxx
Stakeholder Group: Civil Society / Academia
Content moderation
Laws passed recently in Europe (such as https://law.yale.edu/mfia/case-disclosed/germanys-netzdg-and-threat-online-free-speech) require more aggressive enforcement of moderation policies on social media and other internet platforms. To what extent can platforms preempt this type of regulation with better enforcement? What are the dangers to freedom of expression? In what ways does objectionable content and overmoderation affect historically disadvantaged groups?
Issue Areas: Content Policy, Freedom of Expression, TechLash