Statements
2024

Accountable Tech Statement on Supreme Court Content Moderation Cases

In response to the Supreme Court vacating NetChoice v. Paxton and Moody v. NetChoice, Accountable Tech Executive Director and Co-Founder Nicole Gill issued the following statement:

“Social media platforms have a duty to protect their users from hate speech, threats of violence, and blatant disinformation. Responsible content moderation is a crucial part of online safety. Today’s unanimous opinion ensures platforms can enforce their community and safety standards during a critical election year, but make no mistake: this is not an excuse for platforms to continue to shrug off their role in the desecration of democracy and proliferation of a myriad of societal harms.

“These cases are part of a larger agenda by NetChoice and the tech industry to overturn tech regulation policies nationwide in an effort to protect Big Tech’s profit and influence. It is essential that we do not allow this decision to absolve Big Tech companies of their responsibility to protect our kids, defend democracy, and address threats to public safety.”

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Jul 12, 2024
Accountable Tech on Meta Removing Trump Account Restrictions

Accountable Tech Co-Founder and Executive Director Nicole Gill issued the following statement on Meta removing its restrictions to former President Trump’s accounts ahead of the 2024 elections:

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Jun 26, 2024
Accountable Tech Statement on Meta’s Erroneous Limitation of Political Content

Accountable Tech Executive Director and Co-Founder Nicole Gill issued the following statement on Meta briefly defaulting all Instagram accounts to limit political content, a day before the first U.S. presidential debate:

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