Starting a new dictionary for the POST COVID world. Working Definition. Prior to "COVID-19" this was a politically neutral term. During the year 2020 this term became highly politicized. In 2021 legislation was passed in every sovereign country where social media outlets were put into one of 2 categories. Publisher - the company is liable for the content on their platform and are taxed a flat rate of 10% which is distributed evenly into every country based on GDP growth since 2020. Free Speech Platform - where all content was allowed and people were censored by the other users of the platform.. i.e. self-monitored