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2020 Hindsight For Section 230

Sat, April 20, 2024 8:35 AM – 8:35 AM EDT

June 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm ET

Is This The Internet We Intended? Chat With Chairman Chris Cox and Senator Ron Wyden

In the past few years, and even weeks, free speech online has become the hot button topic for policymakers and presidential candidates alike. Concerns over harassment alleged Big Tech political bias, and the spread of extremist content on social media have all prompted a variety of policy proposals and legislation.

From EARN IT to an executive order just last month, the government is threatening Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act with the proverbial hammer. But what did Section 230 intend to do? Has it achieved its goals? And what exactly do its authors have to say about the reinvigorated Techlash?

Moderated by freelance journalist Ashley Gold, join us as our panel delves into Section 230 by the people who know it best—Commissioner Chris Cox and Senator Ron Wyden.

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