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Hours after 18 nations signed a pledge to fight online terrorism through content moderation, the White House released a form encouraging people to report instances in which their content or accounts were removed from the social media.
The form, called the “Tech Bias Story Sharing Tool,” asks for links and citizenship status, before asking for an email address to be added to the Trump campaign marketing list.
The White House frames tech content moderation as a free speech issue, though many of the most high-profile account suspensions include violations of user policies regarding violent and hateful content.
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The White House wants to know if you’ve ever been censored on social media.

On Wednesday, the Trump administration launched an online form asking people to submit examples of being blocked on Facebook, Twitter and other services because of “political bias.”

The form, called the “Tech Bias Story Sharing Tool”, asks people to submit stories and evidence, including links and screenshots, of cases in which their content or accounts were removed form Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter.

“SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS should advance FREEDOM OF SPEECH. Yet too many Americans have seen their accounts suspended, banned, or fraudulently reported for unclear ‘violations’ of …read more

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