Tech firms' fight against hate could haunt them

August 31, 2017

The tech industry’s crackdown on racism could complicate one of its biggest fights in Congress, where Silicon Valley is lobbying hard against legislation aimed at weeding out other harmful online content.

In opposing bills that target online sex trafficking, internet companies have argued that they provide platforms for the free exchange of data and should not be forced into serving as societal gatekeepers.

Read more at: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/19/tech-firms-fight-hate-backlash-241807


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