By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 2-18-21
The House Energy & Commerce Committee has lined up the CEOs from Facebook, Google, and Twitter to testify at a hearing on “Misinformation and Disinformation Plaguing Online Platforms,” signaling that self-regulation has failed and Congress needs to step in.
The March 25 hearing with Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichair, and Jack Dorsey will be a joint hearing of the Communications and Consumer Protection subcommittees.
House Democrats have long complained that those platforms have not done enough to weed out dangerous speech. » Read More