aa5 » December 13th, 2016, 3:10 pm wrote:Having said that, there seems to be a sick symbiosis where the tv junkies get a high on the 'state of fear', and are addicted to that adrenaline rush type of feeling. So turn to the channel with the most fear mongering stories, even if those stories have little or no basis in reality.
CluedIn » December 20th, 2016, 2:28 pm wrote:It's time to kick start the final phase of this FF. Pulse families are suing Twitter, FB & Google (i.e. Youtube) for allowing tewwowists to be created on the internet. Free speech will be the first real victim of this farce.
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/12/19/ex ... oogle.html
“Section 230 is a free pass to online service providers as long as they act only as a pass-through,” Mark Bartholomew, a professor at the University Of Buffalo School Of Law, told FoxNews.com. “If you set up a place for people to talk, but don't communicate on it yourself, then you are basically immune from prosecution.”
Section 230 of the CDA has protected social media sites in the past, but some lawyers and academics have begun to argue sites like Facebook may be violating the provision with their heavily-guarded algorithms. Despite these algorithms having come under fire before – from how Facebook curated its Trending Topics to accusations that YouTube was censoring people – this lawsuit alleges something much more nefarious behind one of the tech world’s most secretive processes.
aa5 » December 20th, 2016, 11:39 pm wrote:One thing I've learned working in the professional world, is you have to read the actual laws, papers from the regulatory agencies and ideally some court rulings on the law. Sometimes there are journalists which have an amazingly good description of how the law actually works, but usually descriptions from the media, let alone people explaining it in person to other people, are not even remotely close to what the law really is.
I have often gotten worked up over people or media explaining how some law works, thinking in my mind how idiotic that is, to then go and read the actual law and think, hey actually this is pretty reasonable.
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