New Semester, New Questions

I will begin teaching my survey course on “The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business” on 19 January 2021, and this semester, I will once again focus on social media companies like Facebook. Below are some screenshots of the homepage of my course:

For my part, I am conflicted over this opening question. On the one hand, the risks mentioned by Zuckerberg cannot be ignored, but on the other hand, Zuck’s decision sets a dangerous precedent. Also, it is unlikely that Trump himself will be charged with the crime of incitement. So, how would you answer this question?

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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1 Response to New Semester, New Questions

  1. Reblogged this on prior probability and commented:

    Update (Jan. 12): The era of censorship begins! According to this official announcement by Facebook, the social media giant is now removing/censoring all content with the phrase “Stop the Steal.”

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