Posted on 03 December 2020 by
The ongoing debate between US politicians and the social media platforms poses legal questions relevant on this side of the Atlantic - and around the world.
In 2018 Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey acknowledged that employees at his company have a "left-leaning bias" - but insisted that it does not affect how Twitter makes decisions on content on its platform. The first part of his statement was seized on by right-leaning commentators, in the USA and abroad; the second part was derided and dismissed.
Oliver Cox is a Senior Associate at Carter-Ruck, specialising in media law matters and commercial dispute resolution.