Former President Barack Obama is back in the news and during an interview with The Atlantic said that big tech platforms that allow conservative views are “the single biggest threat to our democracy.”
Obama demands regulations to crack down on speech he finds threatening:
“At the end of the day, we’re going to have to find a combination of government regulations and corporate practices that address this, because it’s going to get worse. If you can perpetrate crazy lies and conspiracy theories just with texts, imagine what you can do when you can make it look like you or me saying anything on video. We’re pretty close to that now.”
The former president then attacked big tech from both angles.
“The degree to which these companies are insisting that they are more like a phone company than they are like The Atlantic, I do not think is