It’s U.S. vs. World as Big Tech Faces Specter of Limiting Speech Online

"“Be mad at tech, that’s understandable,” Alex Feerst, head of legal policy for the online publishing site Medium, said at a recent event on the “unintentional harms” of speech regulations.

But adding restrictions to online speech laws or liabilities for platforms would come with downsides, he warned.

“Companies will simply over-remove out of risk aversion,” he said."