Congress Grilling Zukerberg; Dorsey Today - CDA 230 At Risk

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Zuckky getting grilled by congress over a Zoom call.
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Today, US Congress members are questioning social media captains of industry Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg. Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act could be re-written in order to hold social media services providers (such as Lookaway Media) liable for speech that falls outside of the protections of the First Amendment.


Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act | Electronic Frontier Foundation

 47 U.S.C. § 230, a Provision of the Communication Decency Act Tucked inside the Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996 is one of the most valuable tools for protecting freedom of expression and innovation on the Internet: Section 230. This comes somewhat as a surprise, since the original purpose of the legislation was to restrict free speech on the Internet. The Internet


Posted by Kyle Bruder on Nov. 17, 2020, 5:22 p.m. from Ridgecrest, CA
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