The threat it poses to free speech has naturally attracted the most attention. Shadow bans and the deplatforming of well-known conservative commentators
on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have received
Donald Trump has rightly expressed concern and his
intention to act. Th is study summarizes the issues that needs to be
addressed, explains why the President has only a small and narrowing
window in which to act, and stresses the personal risk Mr. Trump faces
if he does not do so.