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Should state authority control social network activities?

Social networks are recently been blamed for several noxious behaviours: fake-news, social division, stalking, trolling, and on and on. Should state authorities impose control on these services?
Ethics , Politics

No, as state control can result in repressive censorship regimes

An authoritative government might exert censorship that unfairly restricts the right s of the citizen.

Intelligence agency might profile users

Yes, it is a sensible method to limit trolling activities.

Involving the state could limit or prevent anonymous users practising illegal activities on the net.

User authentication = user takes responsibility

If identity of user is known to authority the individual will be liable for her/his actions Explore
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