“Well, this is a clearly a very complex issue, and a lot of people have– have a lot of different opinions. At the end of the day, I just think that in a democracy, people should be able to see for themselves what politicians are saying.” So said Mark Zuckerberg in his latest explanation why Facebook allows politicians to pay to spread lies on the platform. (Instead of countering the now much-watched Sacha Baron Cohen speech on his failures, Zuckerberg essentially confirms Cohen’s points.)

+ “Match Group, which owns most major online dating services, screens for sexual predators on Match — but not on Tinder, OkCupid or PlentyofFish. A spokesperson said, ‘There are definitely registered sex offenders on our free products.'” ProPublica: Tinder Lets Known Sex Offenders Use the App. It’s Not the Only One.

+ WaPo: Amazon pulls Auschwitz-themed Christmas ornaments, although other Holocaust merchandise remains on site. (Ultimately, it doesn’t matter if tech giants can’t police themselves or won’t police themselves. The fact is that they’re not, so someone else must.)