Content Moderation

10/17/2020

Conservatives seize on New York Post story to push Section 230 reform

Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo Vice President and General Counsel

The FCC’s grounds to amend the law are shaky at best given that it is a law written by Congress.

“Congress never granted the FCC the power to interpret Section 230,” Carl Szabo, vice president and general counsel at NetChoice, said Thursday. “The history and text of the law both confirm that the FCC lacks the authority to regulate the online speech through Section 230.”

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