Oct 5, 2017
Earlier this month, Facebook said it was handing over information about suspicious advertising purchases made on its network by Russian companies and individuals. The disclosure raises questions about whether the world’s largest social networks were used to influence the 2016 election.
This week on “Wake” we’re going on a world tour of internet regulation, looking at how countries, including ours, are trying to balance competing interests of national security, privacy and free speech. Is such a balance even possible when internet and information companies like Facebook wield so much power?
To help us answer that question are:
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Recorded September 29, 2017.
Hosted by Luke Vargas.