[ONLINE] - Free Speech Project: Confronting Viral Disinformation

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The Coronavirus is a fast-spreading global crisis. Misinformation and rumors about the pandemic are a serious problem that could impact response efforts around the world. What are Facebook and other social media platforms doing to combat this and how can we be informed citizens of the internet? We'll hear from two legal experts and Facebook's head of security on the head-on efforts to address misinformation about the pandemic, and whether these efforts might alter how users, the platforms themselves, and society think about online free speech.

Join us Wednesday, March 25 at 4:00 pm EDT to discuss how platforms are confronting viral disinformation in the wake of the coronavirus:


Jennifer Daskal, @jendaskal
Professor and Faculty Director, Tech, Law, & Security Program at American University Washington College of Law

Danielle Citron, @daniellecitron
Professor, Boston University School of Law
MacArthur Fellow & Author of Hate Crimes In Cyberspace

Nathaniel Gleicher, @ngleicher
Head of Security Policy, Facebook

The Free Speech Project is in partnership with the Tech, Law & Security Program at American University Washington College of Law:

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