Panelists disagreed over the merits of Section 230’s protections and the extent to which they apply.
Without Section 230, platforms whose actions are legally justified could be subject to ruinous lawsuits.
One professor said it is the only way to solve the harmful content problem without encroaching on free speech rights.
The NTIA has made key leadership hires just weeks after its head was confirmed by the Senate.
Latest lawsuit illustrates the increasing fragility of Section 230 legal protections.
As Florida's governor signs new social media law, Section 230 is on a collision course with reform and the law.
Tune in to hear proponents and critics of Section 230 debate whether or not it should be reformed.
March 23, 2021 – Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, said he and his staff are in “regular contact” with big tech […]
March 23, 2021 — A federal judge ruled Friday that the San Francisco city leader unlawfully denied T-Mobile permits to […]
March 17, 2021 – Changes to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act may not lead to the solution that […]
January 27, 2021—Legislation to change Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act stands to benefit some, wound others, and downright […]
January 22, 2021—Social media is an accelerant that spreads conspiracy theories and feeds extremist ideology, and was ultimately the cause […]
January 20, 2021—“We must look forward to the future in our uniquely American, bold and optimistic way,” said President Joe […]
January 19, 2021—The riots that led to an insurrection on the U.S. Capitol on January 6 continue to shock Americans […]
January 15, 2021 — During the Federal Communications Bar Association’s Winter Celebration Thursday, technological subjects and conversation were put aside, […]
January 12, 2021 — President Donald Trump on Tuesday reacted to the content moderation practices that digital platforms exercised since […]
January 2, 2021 — When the Senate reconvenes on Sunday at 11:45 a.m., the body will gavel in for the […]
Hours after blocking legislation to increase direct payments in the coronavirus stimulus legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday […]
December 29, 2020 — On Sunday evening, President Donald Trump signed into law a major coronavirus stimulus package, barely avoiding […]
December 23, 2020 — President Donald Trump on Wednesday followed through on his threat to veto the annual defense appropriations […]
A lawsuit filed Wednesday by a coalition of ten Republican state attorneys general, led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, […]
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Tuesday introduced legislation to repeal Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act if […]
December 15, 2020 — At a moment in which many are calling for the repeal or revision of Section 230 […]
December 9, 2020 — The Senate on Wednesday voted 49-46, along party lines, to confirm the appointment of President Donald […]
November 10, 2020 — Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation grilled President Donald Trump’s proposed nominee […]
November 6, 2020 — With Twitter flagging and obscuring Donald Trump’s tweets on a daily basis, and with Facebook and […]
Technology and advocacy groups voiced strenuous opposition to the Trump administration’s proposal to Congress that would, if passed, limit the […]
September 14, 2020 — Federal Communications Commissioner Geoffrey Starks on Wednesday blasted the Trump administration for its efforts to impose […]
September 1, 2020 – Justice Department attorney Lauren Willard said that the Trump administration wanted to change Section 230 to […]
Congressional leaders made calls for modernizing broadband infrastructure nationwide during the second night of the Democratic National Convention, a four-day […]
July 27, 2020 — The U.S. Commerce Department under the Trump administration on Monday followed through on the president’s orders […]
July 23, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic brought Washington D.C. together in many respects, including technology and health, according to […]
Roughly one million school-aged children live in counties with less than 50 percent wired broadband coverage, BroadbandNow found in a […]
July 7, 2020 — Many conservatives have long accused popular social media platforms of discriminating against their ideas, but that […]
July 6, 2020 — The role of a content moderator is to be both a judge and a janitor of […]
June 26, 2020 — The debate over Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act spans a broad range of views, […]
June 25, 2020 — Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and former Congressman Chris Cox, authors of Section 230 of the Communications […]
June 24, 2020 — In the wake of yet another clash between Twitter and President Donald Trump, the question of […]
June 23, 2020 — Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act has played an important role in the shifting center […]
June 18, 2020 — ACA Connects maintained in a Wednesday publication that the Federal Communications Commission should continue the course […]