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"Supreme Court" or Fig Leaf?

"Supreme Court" or Fig Leaf?

In the "Pros and Cons" section of the online magazine leibniz leibniz published by the Leibniz Association, PD. Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann and Julian C. York discuss the topic of "Self-Regulation on Facebook". Matthias C. Kettemann will start the discussion. According to him, Facebook’s private court for three billion people has punch! To the online article
Hate speech, fake news, cyberbullying. Debates have been going on for years about whether and how social networks can live up to their responsibilities. Now Facebook has set up a supervisory body. Last week, the so-called Oversight Board decided that Donald Trump's account remains blocked - and thus made headlines worldwide. But is the Oversight Board really the independent body Mark Zuckerberg promises - or a mere instrument to polish the company's image? We asked Matthias C. Kettemann from the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut and Jillian C. York from the Electronic Frontier Foundation about this.


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