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Twitter troll trial tests limits of online speech:
Douglass Mackey tried to trick Black people into voting by text in 2016 election, prosecutors said. He is accused of participating in DM groups on Twitter called "Fed Free Hatechat" & "Infowars Madman." https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/20/nyregion/douglass-mackey-twitter-misinformation-trial.html
PEN America @DigitalRightsPK & @meedan invite you join @apniISPdot @lolkat @elodievialle for a @mozillafestival session TODAY March 20 at 1.30 pm ET: “Building escalation channels for online abuse... systems to protect human rights defenders & journalists” https://schedule.mozillafestival.org/session/RSXZTQ-1
I’m heading to Florida for this. We all need to be speaking out against book banning, censorship, erasure, and eliminationism. https://twitter.com/splcenter/status/1637514283952005122