Conservatives attending yesterday’s meeting with Facebook executives to address charges that the company is biased against conservative topics have admitted they are prevented from quoting anyone at the meeting.
It’s well-known that you can’t get on to Facebook’s headquarters without signing an NDA agreement of some kind, but this news will bolster claims that the company is not being transparent in the way it has attempted to address the concerns of conservative users.
There have been mixed messages from attendees, with some happily admitting that the entire meeting was off-the-record, while others readily admitted that they agreed not to reveal the details of what was discussed.
CNN commentator S.E Cupp, for example, specifically denied signing an NDA:
— S.E. Cupp (@secupp) May 19, 2016
Rob Bluey, editor-in-chief of the Daily Signal, also denied signing an NDA:
Nope, didn't sign an NDA. I've been candid about what transpired.
— Rob Bluey (@RobertBluey) May 19, 2016
But Daily Caller editor-in-chief Tucker Carlson, speaking on The Kelly File, admitted that they were “bound by” something (he didn’t say what) that prevented them from “being specific about who said what.”
This was also confirmed by Glenn Beck, who recounted parts of the meeting on his talk radio show: