Netflix CEO Reed Hastings; Department of Justice VS. Big Tech

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The Department of Justice has submitted a proposal to Congress, recommending a rollback of the immunity shield that protects internet companies from liability for what’s posted on their platforms. Former White House Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra discusses the “good, bad, and the ugly” of the Section 230 legal framework introduced in the 1990s. The Anti-Defamation League and five other organizations took out an ad in the LA Times: #StopHateforProfit. ADL CEO and National Director Jonathan Greenblatt explains the group’s campaign urging global corporations to take an “ad pause” from Facebook in July and in doing so, push Mark Zuckerberg to make changes to his platform. Plus, CNBC’s interview about race, inequity, and opportunity gaps with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, UNCF CEO Michael Lomax, Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell, and Morehouse College President David Thomas. Hastings is donating $120 million to HBCUs and raising the bar for corporate executives.

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