Who should police social media? | Inside Story

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Social media firms pare coming under increasing pressure to remove content deemed offensive or illegal.

Twitter says it received a record number of government requests to delete tweets in the first six months of 2021.

The firm says the requests revealed a ‘deeply worrying trend’ against freedom of expression.

So is this censorship, or a way to maintain a safe and open internet for all?

Presenter: Imran Khan

Guests:

Quinn McKew – Executive Director, ARTICLE 19.

Vigjilenca Abazi – Assistant Professor of European Law, Maastricht University

Melody Patry – Advocacy Director at Access Now, an NGO working on digital rights

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