Until now, live-streamed killings seemed like something we could all agree to be against. But Trump apparently believes there’s a bigger social-media problem. (GOOG, FB, TWTR)

The problem of toxic content on social media came to a head on Wednesday, in a surreal sequence of events. The US refused to sign an international agreement aimed at stamping out terrorist and extremist content online. Instead, the Trump administration launched an online tool to collect examples of people being censored on social-media platforms because of their political views. It’s an absurd contortion of the free-speech debate that shows how far apart the

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