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‘Detrimental to all users’ speech online’: EFF argues against narrowing Section 230 in Supreme Court brief

The case is set to be heard in February.

On Jan 23, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Tech experts ask Supreme Court to rule that Section 230 protections apply to algorithmic recommendations

Experts asked the Court to rule that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act applies to recommended content.

On Jan 18, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Biden calls for Section 230 reform, lays out big-tech agenda in op-ed

The president said big tech was endangering children and boxing out small business.

On Jan 12, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Trump’s first policy plank of 2024 is ending social media ‘censorship,’ gutting Section 230

'I will ... get big online platforms out of censorship business,' Trump said.

On Dec 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Supreme Court takes on case that could be most serious threat to Section 230 immunity yet

The suit was filed by the family of an American woman slain in France.

On Oct 3, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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White House pledges to reform Section 230 without offering specifics

The Biden administration is once again calling for reform of Section 230.

On Sep 8, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Marjorie Taylor Greene announces her plan to abolish Section 230

The QAnon congresswoman says Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter spurred her to introduce the bill.

On Apr 28, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Obama calls for Section 230 to be reformed in speech on dangers of misinformation

'So much of the conversation around disinformation is focused on what people post. The bigger issue is what content these platforms promote.'

On Apr 22, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Clarence Thomas wants the Supreme Court to tackle Section 230’s ‘sweeping immunity’

It's a huge shot at a major provision.

On Mar 8, 2022 by David Covucci

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The EARN IT Act is back and ready to destroy Section 230

The EARN IT Act previously attracted widespread criticism.

On Feb 2, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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Majority of Americans don’t think you should be able to sue social media companies for what users post, report finds

The question is at the heart of the Section 230 discussion.

On Jul 2, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Texas Supreme Court rules Facebook can be held liable for sex trafficking, citing SESTA/FOSTA

The ruling may set a precedent for other cases against social media companies protected by Section 230.

On Jun 26, 2021 by Brooke Sjoberg

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Government report says widely criticized SESTA/FOSTA law has barely been used

Critics say the report shows the law was a 'complete disaster.'

On Jun 23, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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Tech newsletter: Biden nixes Trump’s social media order, Deepfake Mom

Here is a look at tech and politics news from the last week.

On May 18, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

President Joe Biden speaking at a podium in March 2021.

Biden revokes Trump’s controversial social media executive order

Trump's social media executive order faced a lawsuit calling it unconstitutional.

On May 14, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich