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Watch: “Techlash After COVID-19” Webinar

June 4, 2020

Yesterday, the American Principles Project and the Lincoln Network co-hosted a virtual discussion spotlighting the debate over how lawmakers should approach policy questions relating to Big Tech, especially in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The hour-long discussion covered a wide range of issues, including:

  • What is censorship, and are Big Tech companies engaged in it?
  • Are Big Tech companies monopolies?
  • Should Section 230 be reformed to protect free speech on Big Tech platforms?
  • How can policymakers promote free speech online while also stemming the tide of obscenity and other objectionable material?

You can watch the full video below:

The discussion was moderated by Marshall Kosloff of the Lincoln Network and featured a panel of four tech policy experts:

  • Alec Stapp, Director of Technology Policy, Progressive Policy Institute
  • Matthew Feeney, Director, Cato Institute’s Project on Emerging Technologies
  • Rachel Bovard, Senior Advisor,  Internet Accountability Project
  • Terry Schilling, Executive Director, American Principles Project

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