Elon Musk bought Twitter, in part according to Musk, because of “its potential to be the platform for free speech.” Within hours of the conclusion of the deal, use of the n-word on Twitter jumped nearly 500%, an obvious challenge to moderation rules and Twitter's new limits, if any, on speech. This piece from Philosophy Now (UK) traces "free speech" from John Stuart Mill's On Liberty to the challenges posed by social media, including hate speech and anonymous postings: philosophynow.org/issues/151/Mill_Free_Speech_and_Social_Media
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