Government wants to force social media platforms to accept a “duty of care” to protect users from whatever they deem harmful.
Biden tells the New York Times he would revoke Section 230 protections and hold Facebook (and other sites) liable for their content.
In comments to CNN on Monday night, Biden expressed a willingness to smash Section 230 in order to settle a feud his campaign is having with Facebook. That's a terrible idea.
Twitter has made a bad decision when it comes to banning political ads from its site. They should trust users to decide what is right or wrong.
But they might be mad at mom for writing about them in The New York Times.
Plus: Trump murder meme makes waves, California requires abortion pill at public universities, and more...
Snopes doesn’t seem to get the joke.
Plus: Air-launched rockets, the GOP becomes the party of Trump, and Pelosi feuds with AOC.
"Section 230 has nothing to do with neutrality. Nothing. Zip. There is absolutely no weight to that argument," Wyden says. He oughta know. He wrote the damn thing.
Despite scant evidence, everyone wants to believe that social media has a unique ability to control our thoughts and actions.
Big publishers want new sources of revenue. But trying to force license fees for linking will backfire.
It's not just email spam; GDPR has led companies to shut down access to sites and games.
Boing Boing has filed a motion to dismiss.
An appeals court defends anonymous speech.
Studies showing an ostensible link between watching porn and committing rape are full of flaws.
Film favors martyrdom over careful analysis.
A meme you can try at home.
"We were not living in a digital dystopia in the years leading up to 2015."
Upset by suggestions made by a celebrity gossip site that the robbery may have been staged.
Principal site to be shuttered. Ancillary pages to continue.
Free market groups support Federal SPEAK FREE Act opposing "strategic lawsuits against public participation"
Facing $100 million lawsuit from Hulk Hogan over posting excerpts of and writing about a sex tape featuring the pro-wrestler.
Canceled a Western movie after plot leaked out
50th anniversary tomorrow
Because of offensiveness
Bogus report of an attack on the White House
Blames it for struggles with investors