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Deputy Director of the Center for Business and Human Rights Paul Barrett shares his thoughts on Facebook's decision to remove extremists from the platform

Excerpt from The New York Times -- “For too long, Facebook and other social media companies have claimed not to be ‘arbiters of the truth’ that appears on their platforms,” he said. “Facebook’s newest move to remove extremists like Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos from the platform is just the latest piece of evidence that this is not the case. The social media companies not only have the right, but an ethical responsibility to remove disinformation and hate speech and those who spread it from their platforms.”

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