This year, the U.S.justice system, including the Supreme Court, will take on cases that will help determine the bounds of free expression on the internet.
Civil society groups who spoke with CNBC doubted that for-profit companies would spend on increasingly complex models to navigate a risky legal field in a more nuanced way."It's much cheaper from a compliance point of view to just censor everything," said Brody of the Lawyers' Committee."I mean, these are for-profit companies, they're going to look at, what is the most cost-effective way for us to reduce our legal liability?
That question is particularly difficult when it comes to online platforms, which create policies that impact wide swaths of users from different cultures and legal systems across the world.This year, the U.S.justice system, including the Supreme Court, will take on cases that will help determine the bounds of free expression on the internet in ways that could force the hand of Musk and other platform owners who determine what messages get distributed widely.
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