The FCC is looking into various violations of laws after Twitter, and other social media outlets, bury a New York Post story that seemed to expose Joe Biden’s lack of ethics. We talk about Section 230, test taking in the times of Covid, and a whole lot more on this edition of Grumpy Old Bens.
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NOTES / LINKS:
Online proctor service ProctorTrack disables service after hack
Twitter, Facebook face blowback after stopping circulation of NY Post story
With ‘absurd’ timing, FCC announces intention to revisit Section 230
Sixty Coinbase employees take buyout offer over “no politics” rule
Twitter pays $100k to WA state for violating campaign laws
Banned NY Post account and blocked links to Biden article
Locked @TeamTrump official account
Ajit Pai says FCC will regulate social media
Sec 230 reform draft legislation – Trump issued exec order on 28 May
DoJ proposes draft legislation
Brookings commentary (slanted, but not unreadable)
Online test taking and FERPA violations
Bonus article I found after the show
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