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Oversight board members defend punting decision on Trump's ban back to Facebook

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Their defense essentially boiled down to: it's not our job to write Facebook's rules.
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A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to decide how long Trump should be banned because it lacks an evenly distributed rule system - 'This was a decision about Facebook'

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to decide how long Trump should be banned because it lacks an evenly distributed rule system - 'This was a decision about Facebook'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A member of Facebook's Oversight Board said its decision not to rule on how long former President Donald Trump should stay suspended had more to do with the company's content moderation process.
John Samples - vice president of the Libertarian think tank Cato Institute and one of the members of the independent review board - made the comment in an interview with Axios. It came a day after the group upheld Facebook's decision that kept Trump barred from using the platform but did not decide for Facebook how long the ban would last, which is what the company was asking...
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