Opinion from a Libertarian ViewPoint

Zuckerberg Mentor: We Can’t Leave It to Audiences to Decide What Is Fake News

Posted by M. C. on June 13, 2018

Yeah but we are still a lot smarter than you, so we will will decide what is truth. After all, we know more about you than you do.

by Amanda House

Technology investor and former mentor to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Roger McNamee says consumers should not be given the ability to decide what is fake news, arguing that “leaving it to the audience to make those picks is how we got here” during an event on free speech, “misinformation”, and the need for transparency.

“Einstein had a great thing, right, when he said you can’t solve a problem using the same tools that got you into the problem in the first place,” McNamee told the audience after Breitbart News asked his panel — “The Effects of Information Bottlenecks: Propaganda, Misinformation, Loss of Privacy” — why users shouldn’t be allowed to decide what fake news is and whether the implication is users are too stupid…

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