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Segunda, 14 Outubro 2019 21:52

Algorithms Are People

THE ATLANTIC - 18/09/2019

SIDNEY FUSSELL
The secret sauce of search engines gives tech companies an abundance of plausible deniability.

THE VERGE - 09/10/2019

Casey Newton
It’s a problem that needs more than a technical solution

ELETRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION - 06/10/2019

KIT WALSH AND JILLIAN C. YORK
Amidst escalating rhetoric about alleged 'anti-conservative bias' on social media, Facebook has doubled down on its policies exempting (some) politicians from its ordinary fact-checking and from its hate speech rules. Facebook's policies amplify the harm that hateful politicians can do and are not necessary to advance its stated goal of ensuring that 'newsworthy' false or hateful comments are subject to robust reporting and debate.

Segunda, 14 Outubro 2019 21:49

Facebook and the First Amendment

THE INTERFACE - 09/10/2019

Yesterday here we talked about whether politicians should be able to lie in their Facebook ads. I argued that they should be: Facebook ads are public and searchable, and if a politician or political party is out there telling lies, that seems like an important and useful thing for a democracy to know about. Facebook is big and its CEO is unaccountable to any electorate, and so I would rather the company not referee political speech.

THE VERGE - 10/10/2019

Casey Newton
In leaked audio, Mark Zuckerberg says a different approach to content moderation is needed