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Comments Off on A Bunch of Senators Just Showed They Have No Idea How Facebook Works. They Want to Regulate It Anyway.

REASON – On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary and Commerce, Science, and Transportation committees grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the company’s insufficient efforts to protect users’ personal data. In doing so, many of the senators betrayed a general lack of knowledge about how Facebook operates. Imagine trying to explain social media to your grandparents—this was […]

Comments Off on The Zuckerberg Hearings Prove Government Shouldn’t Regulate Facebook

FEE.ORG – In the year 2018, at the height of the Russia Scare, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was hauled in front of a tribunal of tech-illiterate politicians and asked to explain himself. “It was my mistake, and I’m sorry,” Zuckerberg told senators who are upset about the company’s exploitation (and fumbling) of user data—which, unbeknownst […]

Comments Off on Why You Shouldn’t Want Congress To Regulate Facebook & Other Social Media

REASON – As Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before both houses of Congress this week, a little more of the internet prepares to die. We are in a social panic over social media, and the final outcome will almost certainly be some sort of government regulation or self-regulation-by-shotgun (think Comics Code Authority) that will […]

Comments Off on Zuckerberg Say That Fixing Facebook Is A ‘Multi-Year Effort’

LIBERTY REVIEW – It will take months, even years, to appropriately and effectively address the concerns large portions of the public have with Facebook, the founder Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday. “Facebook is so complex” it will be a “multi-year effort” with “improvements made each month,” Zuckerberg felt the need to explain, concluding an extended conversation with reporters. […]

Comments Off on Date Set For Zuckerberg’s Appearance Before Congress

LIBERTY REVIEW – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee announced Wednesday morning that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify before them April 11, at 10:00 a.m. There were several reports last week that said Zuckerberg agreed to testify, but the exact dates either varied or were absent altogether. Following a slate […]