Techdirt Podcast Episode 266: In Defense Of Section 230 & A Decentralized Internet

from the we're-back dept

The podcast went on pause over the holidays and amidst the deluge of... events — but now we're back! And to kick things off, we've got a cross-post from Nick Gillespie's Reason podcast. Mike recently joined Nick for an interview about Section 230 and why a decentralized internet is better than a heavily-restricted one, and you can listen to the whole thing on this week's episode of the Techdirt Podcast.

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Filed Under: content moderation, decentralization, internet, podcast, section 230

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    Anonymous Coward, 19 Jan 2021 @ 3:29pm

    You can tell a lot about a guy based on who they associate with. Mike heading over to Reason to be a guest on their podcast, hoo boy...

    Reason is a pile of Koch-funded garbage. That's the only way I can describe a site that has an article that gives their support to the anti-science horseshit-laden Great Barrington Declaration, also created by an organization funded by the Kochs. The site has numerous pro-corporate articles which treat Net Neutrality and any sort of reasonable regulation as if it's government abusing its power. Its comments section is even worse and goes largely unmoderated, populated by alt-right Trumpers and spambots.

    But then again, I guess much of Reason's stances are in line with Mike "I have a Degree in Union Busti- I mean Labor Relations" Masnick.

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