The law prevents discussion on how the first amendment should be applied in a new age of technology, says expert.
Experts urged Congress to amend tech protection law to limit protection for the promotion of harmful information.
Our comprehensive report examines the extremely timely issue of content moderation and Section 230 from multiple angles.
Reforming Section 230 may not ‘break the internet,’ but experts recommended that changes be targeted and incremental.
Panelists discussed the recent oral arguments in Gonzalez v. Google.
During oral arguments for Gonzalez v. Google, justices repeatedly voiced concerns about potential unintended consequences.
Panelists disagreed over the merits of Section 230’s protections and the extent to which they apply.
The court has not yet agreed to hear the cases, but multiple justices have commented on their importance.
'Section 230 is critical to enabling the digital sector’s efforts to respond to extremist[s],' said a tech industry supporter.
Without Section 230, platforms whose actions are legally justified could be subject to ruinous lawsuits.
The Supreme Court is preparing to hear two cases related to content moderation and platform liability.
The Supreme Court's decision could dramatically alter the content moderation landscape.
The decision resulted in an unusual court split. Justice Kagan sided with Justice Alito but refused to sign his dissent.
Parler's Amy Peikoff said she wishes Twitter can follow in her social media company's footsteps.
The debate on what government should -- or shouldn't -- do with respect to liability protections for platforms continues.
Government is 'worst person' to manage content moderation.
Five days into the new year and two developments bring Section 230 protections back into focus.
Panelists note shifting definition of offensive content.
The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act seeks to target large online platforms that push harmful content.
While some advocate for a tightening of language, other experts believe Section 230 should not be touched.
Latest lawsuit illustrates the increasing fragility of Section 230 legal protections.
Companies also want to discuss cybersecurity, net neutrality, taxes and privacy.
Legal experts say changing views on Section 230 will make platforms less willing to employ that defense in future cases.
CTA CEO said abolishing intermediary liability protections violates private industry protections against government interference.
Two sets of experts debated the merits of reforming or removing and maintaining Section 230.
Republican representative Bob Latta said Section 230 is not going anywhere anytime soon.
As Florida's governor signs new social media law, Section 230 is on a collision course with reform and the law.
Co-author of "The Amazon Jungle" says Section 230 has allowed Big Tech to get away with far too much.
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