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Lawfare Podcast – Arbiters of Truth: Content Moderation and the First Amendment for Dummies


Something of interest to many for example twitter users, Facebook etc and not just in the USA, think UK,NZ, Aus etc Unfortunately those of us outside the USA do not have the benefits of the First Amendment. Think Scotland, England and now the Ardern regime in NZ. Though even the First Amendment is not necessarily what we think it to be.

March 11, 2021

On this episode of Arbiters of Truth, the Lawfare Podcast’s miniseries on disinformation and misinformation, Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic spoke with Genevieve Lakier, an assistant professor at the University of Chicago Law School and First Amendment expert. It’s basically impossible to have a conversation about content moderation without someone crying “First Amendment!” at some point. But the cultural conception of the First Amendment doesn’t always match the legal conception.

for more context see link above

About this podcast series

The Lawfare Podcast features discussions with experts, policymakers, and opinion leaders at the nexus of national security, law, and policy. On issues from foreign policy, homeland security, intelligence, and cybersecurity to governance and law, we have doubled down on seriousness at a time when others are running away from it

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