‘You’re the ultimate editor,’ Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg accused of censoring conservatives

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Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg appeared via video stream in the one place on the planet where they can’t seem to please any of the people any of the time: Capitol Hill.Republicans accused Facebook and Twitter of meddling in the election to harm President Donald Trump by censoring conservatives with warnings on GOP tweets about mail-in balloting. Democrats criticized the companies for failing to rein in Trump’s efforts to delegitimize the election and took aim at their GOP colleagues for putting on a “political sideshow” to browbeat two of the nation’s leading technology CEOs.The bipartisan grilling from lawmakers before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday – the second appearance from Zuckerberg and Dorsey in less than three weeks – reflected growing ire about “Big Tech” and all but guaranteed that legislation regulating the industry will be taken up by the next Congress.The panel’s chairman, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, opened the hearing with a call to change Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.The committee is moving forward with a bill from Graham and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., called the EARN IT Act, which would strip away some of the decades-old legal protections that shield tech …

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