Testifying before Congress this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed a great faith in the ability of artificial intelligence to moderate hate speech. His optimism is unwarranted.
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The House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. featuring testimony from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary and the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee are holding a joint hearing Tuesday at 2:15 p.m. on “Facebook, Social Media Privacy, and the Use and Abuse of Data.”
On Monday morning, the House Energy and Commerce Committee published the following prepared statement by Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and chief executive of Facebook, in advance of his testimony before that committee on Wednesday:
The Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, first proposed in 2012, established rights to protect online users
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