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US regulators push back against White House plan to police social media censorship

New powers? No thanks By John Oates 23 Aug 2019 at 11:016  SHARE ▼ The Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission have pushed back against US President Trump’s proposal to put them in charge of policing social media firms he claims are biased against right-wingers. The draft executive order, titled “Protecting Americans from Online Censorship”, aims to restrict the ability of platforms […]