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If David Cicilline Gets His Way; It Would Destroy Content Moderation

Last week we looked at the various antitrust bills written by House Democrats (though with Republicans co-sponsors conjured up at the last minute with an assist from Rupert Murdoch), and noted that none of them seemed likely to really solve the problems of internet consolidation. The crown jewel bill comes from Rep. David Cicilline, who is spearheading this entire antitrust effort. We discussed some of the problems with his bill last week, but a closer reading suggests that it would also create a disaster for content moderation. The bill reads:
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‘It’s dangerous': David Cicilline on GOP silence after Marjorie Taylor Greene’s mask mandate comparison to the holocaust

Rep. David Cicilline of Rhode Island reacts to Marjorie Taylor Greene’s comments comparing the House mask mandate to the holocaust. He tells Joy, “this is a party now being controlled by people like Marjorie Taylor Greene and the former President, that is not a party with a vision for the country and it’s ultimately going to self destruct.”
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Dem David Cicilline Seeks to Punish GOP Rep. Who Called Capitol Rioters 'Normal Tourists'

Democratic Rhode Island Representative David Cicilline is seeking support from Democratic House colleagues to censure three Republican representatives who minimized the danger of the January 6 Capitol rioters in a Wednesday congressional hearing. Cicilline seeks to censure three Republican Representatives: Andrew Clyde and Jody Hice of Georgia and Paul Gosar...
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Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene, David Cicilline spar over 'Mussolini' remark

Rep. David Cicilline, New York Democrat, called out Republican colleague Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after the Georgia congresswoman reportedly likened him to late fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. Mr. Cicilline took issue late Wednesday after Newsweek reported that Ms. Greene replied to a question about the Democratic congressman by responding, in...
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Rep. David Cicilline Says He'll Propose Rule to Stop Marjorie Taylor Greene's Delay Tactics

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene's repeated efforts to delay work in the House of Representatives has drawn bipartisan ire and may result in a new rule change. After Greene, a Georgia Republican, tried Wednesday to stall the lower chamber's final vote on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package by forcing a motion to adjourn, Representative David Cicilline (D-R.I.) said he will propose a rule change to ensure it doesn't happen again.
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Rep. David Cicilline: 'Local news is on life support'

Brian Stelter talks with Rep. David Cicilline, chair of the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee, about the growing pressure to make Facebook and Google pay news outlets. Cicilline talks about his legislative plans and previews an upcoming hearing about local news.
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Is US representative David Cicilline married?

DAVID Cicilline has been the US Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district since 2011. A Democrat, Cicilline became the first openly gay mayor of a US state capital in 2003. Who is David Cicilline?. Born July 15, 1961, David Cicilline previously served as the mayor of Providence from 2003...
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This is what happens every time David Cicilline goes on TV to talk about Trump

PROVIDENCE — Representative David Cicilline is used to being in the limelight, and used to the scrutiny that comes with it. As a kid, he attended public hearings held by the Narragansett Town Council to speak his mind on the issues of the day, ruffling feathers among some adults in the room. As mayor of Providence, he stared down labor unions and clashed with obstinate legislators. As a member of Congress, he was one of the most vocal critics of Donald Trump.
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Op-Ed: Newport Democratic City Committee expresses support for the leadership of Congressman David Cicilline following the attack on the Capitol

In response to the events which unfolded last week, the Newport Democratic City Committee expresses its support for the leadership of our Congressman, the Honorable David N. Cicilline, to hold President Trump accountable for his role in inciting the mob attack on our nation’s Capitol and the legitimate Constitutional process underway there on January 6th.