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Should the first amendment be extended to online speech?
The First Amendment should be extended to online speech.
If the 'First Amendment' is not extended to online speech, 'freedom of expression'
as communication moves to social media platforms.
Online speech does not ensure accountability for what people say the same way that real life does. Hence rule that apply to real life should not necessarily apply to online speech.
Private companies shouldn't be forced to host unwanted content. Platform moderation is a right of the company.
Reducing moderation would increase the amount of unwanted content a user sees on a website.
If one or more online platforms uphold 'free speech', just use one of those sites instead of forcing other major platforms like Facebook to conform.
Should hate speech be illegal?
Should Governments Ever Limit Free Speech?
Should Hate Speech Be Legally Protected?