Zuckerberg on Chinese censorship: Is that the internet we want?

TechCrunch | 10/17/2019 | Staff
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China is exporting its social values, political ads are an important part of free expression, and the definition of dangerous speech must be kept in check, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg argued today.

He criticized how American companies that do business with China were becoming influenced by the country’s values. Because Facebook couldn’t come to an agreement with Chinese censors and thereby doesn’t operate in the nation, it’s more free to make progressive decisions about free speech.

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“While our services like WhatsApp are used by protestors and activists everywhere due to strong encryption and privacy practices, on TikTok, the Chinese app growing quickly around the world, mentions of these same protests are censored, even here in the US!” Zuckerberg said. “Is that the Internet we want?”

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