Human Rights Talks

Online Hate Speech and the Santa Clara Principles

July 8, 2020

The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies hosted a conversation on how the Santa Clara Principles can guide content moderation and platform governance on the issues of hate speech and incitement to commit violence.

As a result of pandemic and the BLM protests, many tech companies have made changes to the way they moderate content. What does it mean for users and for society as whole ? As these steps relevant?

- David Greene, Senior Staff Attorney & Civil Liberties Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation

- Heidi Tworek, Associate Professor in International History and Public Policy at UBC

- Chris Beall, Policy Lead for Platform Governance at the Centre for International Governance Innovation

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