EFF says Facebook ought to stop giving politicians special treatment

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- htxt.co.za | 7 days ago

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has questioned Facebook’s decision to not regulate content posted by politicians in a scathing blog post.

As you might recall Facebook said that it would not remove content posted by politicians even if it breaks Facebook’s terms of service. This decision was seen by many as the real world application of the, “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others” rule from George Orwell’s Animal Farm.

The EFF takes particular issue with Facebook’s willingness to let politicians do as they please while ordinary folks like you and I have to tow the line.

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