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Matt Steinglass

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Deputy Europe Editor — The Economist

Deputy Europe Editor at The Economist. Centrist dad, person from somewheres (DC, NY, MA, IL, VN, NL). Employer disavows everything I tweet.

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@mattsteinglass — 6,287 followers, 21,701 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

RT @YuanfenYang: “If I leave I won’t be able to graduate...but my body can’t take this any more.” I met students at Apple’s main Chi…

Nov 22, 2017

@HANDFULofAUGUST @Solzhenitsyn77 @aksarbent @John_Beausang @shoobe01 @otraletra @Bencjacobs Exactly. In past judges have barred use of dog-whistle discriminatory terms like “in a Christian area”. Worry w/FB is that dog-whistling isn’t even needed anymore to achieve the segregation the law tries to prevent.

Nov 22, 2017

@Solzhenitsyn77 @HANDFULofAUGUST @aksarbent @John_Beausang @shoobe01 @otraletra @Bencjacobs Look: targeted marketing isn’t necessarily discrimination. Marketing *for housing* that suggests that a protected category (race, sex, religion) is not wanted *is* discrimination under US law. The issue here is how to apply this in FB age.

Nov 22, 2017

@Solzhenitsyn77 @JohnMSawyer @HANDFULofAUGUST @aksarbent @John_Beausang @shoobe01 @otraletra @Bencjacobs Your example of Spanish-only advertising is interesting. I’d bet that if a court saw a case where advertiser deliberately made effort to exclude a protected category it would find it illegal, but this doesn’t meet that bar

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