“If you take to Twitter to express your views on a hot-button issue, does the government have an interest in deciding whether you are spreading ‘misinformation’? If you tweet your support for a candidate in the November elections, should taxpayer money be used to monitor your speech and evaluate your ‘partisanship’? My guess is that most Americans would answer those questions with a resounding no. But the federal government seems to disagree.”
—Ajit Pai, member, Federal Communication Commission, “The government wants to study ‘social pollution’ on Twitter,” The Washington Post, Oct. 17, 2014
• Editorial Comment: Tweeting for Truth.
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