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Klobuchar Says Tech Firms Should Be Liable for ‘Amplifying’ Hate

  • ‘I do not’ trust Musk to run Twitter, Democratic senator says
  • Calls for changing legal immunity Congress granted in 1996
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Senator Amy Klobuchar, a leading Democratic voice on tech regulation, said she doesn’t trust Elon Musk to run Twitter and called for legislation stripping tech companies of legal immunity when they “amplify” hate speech or election falsehoods.

In the wake of an assault on Paul Pelosi, the House speaker’s husband, Klobuchar said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that technology companies are “making money off of this violence.”