You can be silenced. You can Be Censored. Is That Even Legal?
In this episode, Bob is joined by 1st Amendment expert and Constitutional Scholar Eugene Volokh, the Gary T. Schwartz Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law and co-founder of the Volokh Conspiracy blog, hosted at Reason.com.
Listen as Bob and Volokh discuss censorship on social media such as Twitter and Facebook, where many, from Trump to regular citizens, are being banned.
Are social media outlets the modern public square? As private entities can they determine who has a voice and what gets said?
You hear a lot that “changing Section 230,” will stop censorship. Will it? And, What is Section 230?
Should the government impose rules? Constitutionally, can they?
Is social media more like a telephone company, or more like a newspaper or a magazine? The answer may determine the future of censorship.