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  • Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Puts Spotlight on Fringe Platforms and Their Partners

    Wall Street Journal - 11/01/2018

    David Lazer, a computational social scientist at Northeastern University who has studied social networks and misinformation on the internet, says any company that is helping to keep the lights on at a site trafficking in hate content, including web hosts and payment processors, will face difficult questions. “Each company has some potential control,” he says. “Which are the ones we decide should be held accountable?”

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