But while Congress has shown an interest in reforming Section 230 in recent years, that hasn’t extended to repealing it all together. Wyden believes that an angry spat between a president and a social network can’t be the catalyst for a thoughtful conversation about reforming Section 230. It would only lead to a politically charged debate in which conservatives might try to push extreme policy positions into law. … [Read more...] about Trump’s new executive order is a ‘mugging of the First Amendment,’ says Sen. Wyden
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“For the next few months, people are going to make their own choices. Some are going to come on mass transit and some are not,” De Blasio said, acknowledging that some people may not be comfortable taking public transit and that there may be more car congestion as a result. This despite the fact that only 45% of households in the city own cars. … [Read more...] about Transit plan to send New Yorkers back to work: ‘Improvise’
Observing that the world is now suffering as a result of the malfeasance of the Chinese government, Trump reiterated that China's cover-up of the Wuhan virus allowed the disease to spread all over the world, instigating a global pandemic that has cost more than 100,000 American lives and over one million lives worldwide. … [Read more...] about Trump says US terminating relationship with WHO; takes steps against China
“This project also gave us the opportunity to show the world what makes the Peloton community and experience so unique,” says Cotter. “It is really fun, fiercely competitive—if you want it to be—and the home for competitors of all levels to feel welcome and included. In this case, the friendly competition led to the support of Food Bank for New York City, but on any other day, the connection between our members ranges from competition to mutual accountability to motivation.” … [Read more...] about Peloton goes from marketing punchline to ESPN programming with new ‘All-Stars Ride’
As an investor in early-stage technology startups, I’m excited by the possibility of seeing something new. We’re often reluctant to look seriously at companies in the social networking space because competing with the incumbents seems virtually impossible. But Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Snap aren’t going to be able to convert their business models overnight. They’re going to spend a few years fighting this issue in Congress and in the courts. And they’re going to do everything possible to prove that they’re not monopolistic and don’t deserve antitrust scrutiny and regulation, which will limit their willingness to squash innovation. … [Read more...] about Trump vs. Twitter: Is there a silver lining in the Section 230 fight?