A new bill proposed in the U.S. will allow the government to track users online and allow so-called “disinformation experts” to rule on what are called “behavioral codes.” The Digital Platform Commission Act of 2023 would establish a new federal agency that could “organize hearings, investigations, assess fines and establish rules through engagement in public rule-making.” The agency could designate some platforms as being more important than others and subject those to extra oversight and regulation. So for example, given that Elon Musk has thwarted government perks of controlling the narrative on Twitter, could this new federal agency supersede Musk’s decisions in the name of “disinformation”?
FEDERAL DIGITAL PLATFORM COMMISSION
The Commission shall have jurisdiction over any digital platform, the services of which original or are received within the U.S. and affect interstate or foreign commerce.
The Commission would be able to:
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You can contact your house representative or senator by calling the U.S. Capitol Switchboard: (202) 224-3121. This will put you through to their voice mail.