A new social media lab at Harvard University will work on the “governance infrastructure” of Big Tech platforms, following a donation from a group called Project Liberty.
A conservative group that is skeptical of Big Tech power shared its concerns with The Fix via email.
“The issues Harvard seeks to address through this social media lab – ranging from misinformation to content governance – are entirely subjective,” Article III Project stated.
“Far from a beacon of moderation, Harvard has long been a stronghold of left-wing opinion, and governing social media based on Harvard’s point of view means a significant portion of Americans will be censored online,” the group stated. “Institutions like Harvard should be bastions of free speech, but instead, projects like this one will likely only suppress freedom of speech on social media.”
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