23 min

Oversight Board to Facebook: Nice Try What Next: TBD | Tech, power, and the future

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The question of Donald Trump’s banned account--to keep it blocked, or reinstate it--is one of the toughest that Facebook has ever faced. But the social network had a plan: punt the decision to its newly minted Oversight Board, a semi-independent “Supreme Court” tasked with making hard decisions about what content stays up, and what comes down. 

Did that plan just backfire?

Guest: Kate Klonick, professor at St. John’s University School of Law 

Host
Lizzie O’Leary
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The question of Donald Trump’s banned account--to keep it blocked, or reinstate it--is one of the toughest that Facebook has ever faced. But the social network had a plan: punt the decision to its newly minted Oversight Board, a semi-independent “Supreme Court” tasked with making hard decisions about what content stays up, and what comes down. 

Did that plan just backfire?

Guest: Kate Klonick, professor at St. John’s University School of Law 

Host
Lizzie O’Leary
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

23 min

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