A new DOJ proposal aims to bring the internet communications law in line with Trump's personal interpretation of it.
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Democrats Hate Facebook. Republicans Want To Ban TikTok. The Bipartisan Backlash Against Big Tech Is Here and It's a Disaster.
Even as Americans rely on tech more than ever, our early-pandemic truce with the industry is officially over.
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This isn't a bill about fighting child porn. Don't fall for it.
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Don't lock down expression along with so much else of American society.
Camming sites foster autonomy and creativity, while eliminating middlemen and thwarting vice cops.
The president promises penalties he has no power to impose, while the company promises moderation it cannot deliver.
Online censorship is coming, and it’s going to be bad news for everybody.
Thank god for the First Amendment and the feuds among powerful politicians and platforms that will keep free speech alive.
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Hamas "used and relied on" Facebook "as among its most important tools to facilitate and carry out its terrorist activity," the plaintiffs claimed.
"Google is not now, nor (to the Court's knowledge) has it ever been, an arm of the United States government," wrote District Judge Stephen Wilson.
Some panelists at the conservative conference want to give the government more power over social media.
How the press learned to stop worrying and love censorship.
"We need to stop this generation of big tech companies from profiting off of lies to the American people," the candidate told PEN America.
Online platforms would have to "earn" speech protections by compromising encryption—all in the name of fighting child porn.
Biden tells the New York Times he would revoke Section 230 protections and hold Facebook (and other sites) liable for their content.
Gutting the trade deal would make it easier to strip our speech protections here at home.
Since FOSTA passed in 2018, "sex workers have faced increased violence" and "have been forced onto the streets," the California congressman says.
The answer to real and imagined problems is always spend more, regulate more.
The presidential hopeful on Thursday released a plan to regulate tech giants.
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.
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Gutting Section 230 would make it harder to track drug deals, not easier.
For once, the Trump administration is on the right side of a debate with Congress over trade.
The cases hinges on two laws—FOSTA and Section 230—that have been hotly contested in recent years.
The bad news is he's a congressman now. And he's trying to stomp all over Section 230 in order to attack home-sharing apps.
Four myths about the law that made the modern internet possible.
It flies in the face of precedent.
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The Missouri senator thinks wasting time on Instagram is a problem so big that only the federal government can solve it.
Section 230 Is the Internet's First Amendment. Now Both Republicans and Democrats Want To Take It Away.
From Josh Hawley to Kamala Harris, online free speech is under attack.
Sen. Josh Hawley (R–Mo.) has proposed a dreadful bill that would give the government control of internet content. He thinks the only reason anyone could be opposed is because they've been bought off.
"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.