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The Facebook Oversight Board Should Review Trump’s Suspension

evelyn douek pens an op-ed on Facebook’s Oversight Board for Lawfare, arguing that the Board should review President Donald Trump’s suspension from the platform.”

“This is exactly the problem the Oversight Board was created to address: The board is an independent check and balance, meant to ensure the public interest has a voice in Facebook’s content moderation,” she writes. “For this reason, the lack of visible public pressure is no reason not to refer a decision. Oversight over only unpopular decisions or decisions the majority are unhappy about is not meaningful oversight at all.”

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