I Used to Think the Remedy for Bad Speech Was More Speech. Not Anymore.

Written by Timothy Egan 1 April 2021

“Cyber-libertarianism, the ethos of the internet with roots in 18th-century debate about the free market of ideas, has failed us miserably. Well after the pandemic is over, the infodemic will rage on — so long as it pays to lie, distort and misinform” (Timothy Egan, 2021).

Publisher: The New York Times

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Categories: Media and technology, Tools of Democracy