All CISAC News Commentary May 18, 2022

Should the Government Regulate Social Media?

Government regulation to prevent the spread of misinformation and disinformation is neither desirable nor feasible.
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Government regulation to prevent the spread of misinformation and disinformation is neither desirable nor feasible. It is not desirable because any process developed to address the problem cannot be made immune to political co-optation. Nor is it feasible without significant departures from First Amendment jurisprudence and clear definitions of misinformation and disinformation. 

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