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The White House is reportedly drafting an order to stop social media ‘bias’

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/7/20759191/white-house-trump-administration-social-media-bias-executive-order-report

The White House is reportedly drafting an order to stop social media ‘bias’
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The Trump administration is drafting an executive order to ban “anti-conservative bias” on social media, according to Politico. The report quotes three anonymous sources, including one White House official, saying that the plan is still nebulous and in its early stages. It supposedly “deals with other topics besides tech bias,” though it’s not clear what those are. But it’s a sign that Trump wants concrete action on a subject he’s been complaining about for years — and a move that might conflict with Trump’s recent request for more aggressive policing of potential violence on social media.

Trump said last month that the White House would “explore all legislative and regulatory solutions to protect free speech and the free speech of all…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/7/20759191/white-house-trump-administration-social-media-bias-executive-order-report

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