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New Bipartisan Bill Directly Threatens Section 230 of Communications Decency Act

Free speech advocates, tech lobbyists, civil liberties groups and others are raising the alarm about legislation unveiled Thursday, intended to combat "online sexual abuse of children," that threatens Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act which protects tech companies from liability for content posted by users of their websites or platforms.

Attorney General Barr Criticizes Section 230 of Communications Decency Act

Attorney General William Barr criticized Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act at a Justice Department workshop Wednesday, claiming the tech company liability shield acts as a deterrence to law enforcement efforts.

Biden Demands End to CDA's Online Liability Shield

Former Democratic VP and current U.S. Presidential candidate Joe Biden is calling for an end to online liability protections established by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

Backpage Reworded Ad and Not Protected by Section 230, Judge Rules, which has faced a string of lawsuits alleging that it facilitated sex trafficking, was handed a partial defeat yesterday in a suit filed by three teens who filed suit against the classified ad site.

Sex Trafficking Bill Designed to Poke Holes in Section 230 Immunity

A new proposal that tweaks Section 230 immunity of the Communication Decency Act could have major ramifications for online publishers and platforms.


Criminalizing Online Innovation: State Attorneys General Seek to Amend Section 230

Deceptively invoking the ‘save the children’ mantra yet again, State AG’s are reigniting the battle against online escort advertising websites, this time calling on Congress to amend one of the Internet’s few statutory guardians:

Lawrence Walters ·