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Forget the 1st Amendment? Facebook Oversight Board Embraces International Rules

Posted on 22 May 2020

Facebook’s new Oversight Board promises to be committed to freedom of expression. But that principle might better reflect an international standard, rather than a First Amendment-based American one. In an op-ed published by, law professor Sejal Parmar wrote that “Facebook’s creation of the board suggests a clear and conscious turn from such a U.S. constitutional-law paradigm towards an international human rights approach.”