Return of the Gatekeepers: Section 230 and the Future of Online Speech — Panel 3: Content Moderation without Government

Featuring Emma Llanso, Jacob Mchangama, Alex Feerst, & John Samples

In the past few years, debates about free speech online have become a staple of Washington policy discussions. Concerns over harassment, alleged political bias in Silicon Valley, the spread of extremist content on social media, and the influence of Big Tech on the integrity of elections have prompted a variety of policy proposals and legislation. Meanwhile, social media companies have responded by creating institutions to moderate content on their platforms. The future of online speech governance may lie in California, not DC.