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Online safety legislation is opposed by many it claims to protect

Posted on AllSides February 1st, 2024
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“What we’re seeing is a rash of legislation that both doesn’t do what it thinks it’s going to do, will be used to do bad things specifically, and also will impact the First Amendment rights of adults and minors alike,” said Ari Cohn, free speech counsel at TechFreedom, a tech policy think tank. “Nothing should terrify you more than having to identify yourself before speaking online.” “The whole hearing was a joke; it was a sham,” said May, the 26-year-old Michigan activist who created the Discord server in hopes of...

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https://washingtonpost.com/technology/2024/02/01/online-safety-hearing-opposition

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