Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey defend their handling of the US Senate election

Posted on Nov 18, 2020 at 6:04 amUpdated Nov 18, 2020 8:11 AM

Rebelote. After being questioned by the United States Senate three weeks ago on their policy of moderation of content and their responsibility for its publication, Mark Zuckerberg, the boss of Facebook, and Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, have to again faces the elected members of the upper house on Tuesday for more than four hours. The casting was a little different, the boss of Google having managed to escape this summons, and the audition this time focused on the management of the election. But the grievances of the Senate Judiciary Committee were similar, and the divisions between Republicans and Democrats over the problem and the solution, still very visible.

« Republicans and Democrats agree on need to rewrite Section 230 Said Lindsay Graham, Republican Senator from South Carolina and chairman of the committee. But the two parties are proposing different changes concerning this 1996 law protecting social networks from the responsibility of the majority of the content posted on their platforms.

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