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How to transform social media into a platform for reasoned debate and tolerance

Reform the law that allows social media to escape responsibility for abusive speech.

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How to transform social media into a platform for reasoned debate and tolerance

Abbott, Texas Republicans want to prohibit ‘political censorship’ by social media platforms

Abbott joins Sen. Hughes to push SB 12 to counter ‘big tech’s efforts to silence conservative viewpoints,’ as others point to the protections by the Communications Decency Act (CDA).

dallasnews.com ,  13h 0
Abbott, Texas Republicans want to prohibit ‘political censorship’ by social media platforms

AG Rutledge introduces legislation aimed at social media platforms

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.(KARK) – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge introduced legislation on Thursday she claims will protect the freedom of speech on digital platforms for state residents.

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AG Rutledge introduces legislation aimed at social media platforms

Section 230’s half-bad economics

The future of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act hangs in the balance.Some believe it is essential for interactive computer services (I’ll just call them platforms).Others believe its time has passed.

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Section 230’s half-bad economics

Why Congress can’t stop talking about Section 230

Taming the internet’s most important law There’s finally momentum in Congress to make serious changes to Section 230 — and not everyone’s happy about it.

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Why Congress can’t stop talking about Section 230

Opinion: Democrats Want A Better Internet; They Should Embrace Section 230

In the Trump era, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act became a political punching bag.

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Opinion: Democrats Want A Better Internet; They Should Embrace Section 230

The Lawfare Podcast: Mary Anne Franks on Section 230

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 immunizes platforms for the behavior of their users.It's been called by some the Magna Carta of the internet—but how foundational is it?

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The Lawfare Podcast: Mary Anne Franks on Section 230

Is Censorship the Answer?

This February marked the 25th anniversary of Section 230, which was enacted into law as part of the Communications Decency Act of 1996.Establishing rules that influenced how the Internet has grown and operated, Section 230 has become a hot topic in recent months.

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Is Censorship the Answer?

Breaking down Section 230, a problematic but necessary immunity

Section 230 of The Communications Decency Act (CDA) has become a hotbed for attacks from Democrats and Republicans alike.

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Breaking down Section 230, a problematic but necessary immunity

TechTank: Should Free Speech Be Regulated Online?

In the days leading up to the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection, social media platforms were flooded with hate speech and misinformation.

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TechTank: Should Free Speech Be Regulated Online?

TechTank Podcast Episode 13: Should free speech be regulated online?

In the days leading up to the January 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection, social media platforms were flooded with hate speech and misinformation.

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TechTank Podcast Episode 13: Should free speech be regulated online?

Lawmakers aiming to rein in social media companies have targeted legislation known as Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. What is CDA230?

Members of Congress don’t agree on much these days, but there’s one idea both the right and the left support: Something needs to be done to rein in social media companies.

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Lawmakers aiming to rein in social media companies have targeted legislation known as Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. What is CDA230?

As Bipartisan Calls To Amend Section 230 Mount, Experts Emphasize Unintended Consequences

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act allows internet content hosts to avoid defamation lawsuits for comments their users posts.Republicans and Democrats have become skeptical of its protections in recent years.

dailycaller.com ,  15d 0
As Bipartisan Calls To Amend Section 230 Mount, Experts Emphasize Unintended Consequences

A new kind of Verge Live event is coming March 1st

One of the internet’s foundational laws just turned 25 years old, and it’s never been more controversial. Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act protects websites and apps from liability for user-generated content, helping to create the internet of today. But problems with online harassment and other crimes — plus mistrust of big services that benefit from the law — have led to calls for change. Congress has introduced several proposals to overhaul Section 230, most recently the SAFE TECH Act,

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A new kind of Verge Live event is coming March 1st

A new kind of Verge Live event is coming March 1st

A conversation about Section 230 and the future of the internet One of the internet’s foundational laws just turned 25 years old, and it’s never been more controversial.

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A new kind of Verge Live event is coming March 1st

Exclusive: Big Tech's Democratic critics discuss ways to strike back with White House

FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Democrats have begun discussions with the White House on ways to crack down on Big Tech including making social media companies accountable for the spread of disinformation on matters such as the U.S. Capitol riot and addressing the abuse of market power to harm corporate rivals. The conversations, described by a lawmaker and congressional aides, have included the contentious topic of what to do with a measure

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Exclusive: Big Tech's Democratic critics discuss ways to strike back with White House

Court Upholds Twitter Ban of Feminist Who Said Men and Women Are Different

A California appeals court ruled that Twitter had a right to ban feminist Meghan Murphy for saying a scientific fact about the differences between men and women. The California legal system was more than happy to help corporations when it means shutting down critics of leftist dogma. The 1st District Court of Appeal issued a 42-page ruling dismissing Murphy’s 2019 lawsuit. She was punished for declaring that men and women are biologically different. Murphy had reportedly been banned for referring to a transgender

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Court Upholds Twitter Ban of Feminist Who Said Men and Women Are Different

Section 230: Know what is all the fuss about

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act was passed in 1996 and provides legal immunity to internet companies for content posted on their websites by users. President Biden has sought for immediate revoking of the regulation as it helps digital companies to propagate "falsehoods they know to be false". On his last day as President of the United States, Donald Trump attempted to strike down Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which regulates online speech. It was the same law that allowed tech

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Section 230: Know what is all the fuss about

Lauren Boebert Throws Down Gauntlet to Instagram in Latest Big Tech Battle

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) has questioned whether Congress should revoke protections for big tech companies when it comes to online speech. Appearing on Newsmax TV's Greg Kelly Reports, Boebert outlined her concerns with Instagram's announcement that it would target hate speech in DMs. She also discussed whether Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects big tech companies from being sued for content users post on their sites, should be repealed. Boebert said: "There are a lot of overreaching

newsweek.com ,  21d 0
Lauren Boebert Throws Down Gauntlet to Instagram in Latest Big Tech Battle