Section 230

The ability of platforms to remove discriminatory content is powered by the essential law Section 230.

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Barbara Comstock on social media bias
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Justin Hill on good faith under Section 230
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Steve DelBianco on social media bias
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Testimony of Rep. Chris Cox for Hearing Before US Senate Commerce – “The PACT Act and Section 230: The Impact of the Law that Helped Create the Internet and an Examination of Proposed Reforms for Today’s Online World”
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TPA’s Ross Marchand and Netchoice’s Carl Szabo talk Section 230 and the digital domain
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The flare-up between Google and The Federalist
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NetChoice Releases “The EARN IT Act’s Collision Course With The Fourth Amendment,” Addressing The Bill’s Serious Fourth Amendment Implications
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EARN IT Act under the Capitol Hill microscope
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2020 Hindsight For Section 230
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NetChoice Raises Opposition to the PACT Act
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Republicans aren’t defending free speech online — they’re attacking it
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The Justice Department wants to chip away at Section 230. Here’s what you need to know.
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Justice Dept. Urges Rolling Back Legal Shield for Tech Companies
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Social Media and the Section 230 Executive Order w/ Ash Kazaryan and Carl Szabo
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Trump signs executive order on social media following spat with Twitter
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Conservative Big Tech campaign based on myths and misunderstanding
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The Technology 202: Here’s how Trump’s executive order is expected to target tech companies
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Trump set to order review of law that protects social media companies
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NetChoice Condemns the President’s Attack on Social Media
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Trump’s order on social media regulation raises concerns
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Trump’s social media order will have the opposite effect he wants, tech experts warn
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Trump’s order targets liability protections for social media companies
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Helping You Fight the Virus Online – How Tech Platforms are Helping Communities
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Washington’s new tone: Help us, Silicon Valley
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How Section 230 Helps Us Stay Connected During the Coronavirus Pandemic
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Truth and lies: Social media political ads
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NetChoice Pushes Back on the Anti-Encryption EARN IT Act
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BROADBAND ROUNDUPTech Industry Pushes Back Against EARNIT, Microsoft on Digital Divide, Satellite Analyzer-in-the-cloud
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Commentary: Sacrificing internet privacy in the fight against child exploitation won’t make children safe
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The CyberWire Daily Briefing
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Encryption clash: Executive branch, Congress vs. tech, civil liberties groups
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EARN IT Act: Instant Reaction
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CCIA, 4 Associations Send Letter Warning Of Encryption, Safety Risks Of New Bill
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U.S. legislation targets online child sexual abuse; threatens encryption on Facebook, Google
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NetChoice Announces Opposition to Sen. Graham’s EARN IT Act
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The EARN IT Act: Sen. Graham & Sen. Blumenthal’s Anti-Security Bill That Will Backfire
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Section 230 under siege: A guide to all the ways the law could be gutted
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Big Tech likes rules, so long as it writes them
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Section 230 Doesn’t Just Protect the Internet — Newspapers, and TV Stations Rely On It Too
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Senate impasse on Huawei
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Truth and lies: Social media political ads
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Why Are Major Politicians Spreading Misinformation About Section 230?
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Deepfakes And Beyond: Who Wins If Social Media Platforms Are Regulated?
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NetChoice Voices Support for the SAFE SEX Workers Study Act
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The Technology 202: Facebook defends encryption push as lawmakers raise child exploitation concerns
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Tech world’s USMCA win
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NetChoice Praises Section 230 Language Included in USMCA
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Pelosi Reportedly Wants To Strip Online Free Speech Protections From Trade Deal
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Should Twitter and Facebook be punished through government regulation?
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Bokhari: Google’s Swamp Creatures Take Aim at Josh Hawley’s Big Tech Bill
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Tik Tok Boosts U.S. Lobbying Amid New Censorship Claims
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NetChoice Response to Andrew Yang’s Tech Proposals
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Andrew Yang Proposes Making Social Media Algorithms Subject to Federal Approval
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Yang Proposes Tax on Digital Ads in Swipe at Facebook, Google
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Joe Biden Has Officially Joined the Misguided Crusade Against Online Free Speech
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NetChoice Criticizes Candidate Biden’s Call to Hold Online Platforms Liable for False Statements by Users
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The Internet Didn’t Invent Lying Politicians — Contrary to Claims of Tech Critics
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Judge to PragerU: You Do Not Have a Free Speech Claim Against YouTube
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NetChoice Raises Concerns with The Filter Bubble Transparency Act
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Congressional Briefing: Online Content Moderation and Vulnerable Communities
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NetChoice Letter for the Record for House Energy and Commerce Hearing on Fostering a Healthier Internet to Protect Consumer
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Coalition Letter on Importance of Intermediary Protections to U.S. Exports
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Section 230 Should be in Our Trade Agreements. Here’s Why.
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On Policing Content, Social Media Companies Face a Trust Gap With Users
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NetChoice Criticizes European Court of Justice Ruling that Harms Free Speech Online
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The Case for Not Banning Stuff
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This Hawaiian Hotelier Hates Airbnb so Much He’s Willing to Destroy the Internet To Kill It
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NetChoice Opposition to MI HB 4801 A Bill to amend 1976 PA 331
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Hotel industry mounts attack on Airbnb with House bill
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NetChoice Criticizes Bill That Would Upend Short-Term Rental Market
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Efforts underway to close Facebook gun loophole
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NetChoice Criticizes Congressional Efforts to Upend Short-Term Rental Market
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NetChoice Raises Concerns with Beto O’Rourke’s Proposal to Amend Section 230
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Net ‘Censorship’ and Community Standards
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Morning Consult – Section 230 Is the Internet Law That Stops the Spread of Extremist and Hate Speech
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The internet’s role in gun violence
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They’re barking up the wrong tree on Section 230
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Protecting The Internet From Government Censorship Is Key To The Future Of Global Trade
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Calling Section 230 a “big tech handout” is a lie. Here’s why.
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NetChoice Opposes Introduction of Stop Censorship Act
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PragerU is an unpersuasive victim of Big Tech bias against the right
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Democrats Scoff at Facebook Fine
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Social Media Has Enabled People-Driven Politics, So Why Regulate It?
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“Technology has Propelled Conservatives to Victory” – Carl Szabo on Fox Business
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14 Conservative and Free Market Groups Ask Congress to Protect Section 230
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Silicon Valley wages silent battle to ward off lawsuits
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Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling
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Silicon Valley vs. the Post-Trump Right
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Don’t Shoot the Message Board – Section 230’s Importance to American Jobs
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Big Tech to Hold Panel Against Regulating Communications Decency Act to Curb Censorship
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Sen. Hawley’s “Bias” Bill Would Let the Government Decide Who Speaks
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Tech industry slams GOP senator’s bill that would hold companies liable for user-posted content
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News publishers seize moment as Congress amps up tech scrutiny
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NetChoice Applauds New YouTube Community Guidelines
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Pelosi: FB a Russia ‘enabler,’ keeps $1M in stocks
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Pelosi Attacks Facebook As ‘Willing Enabler’ of Russia, Still Owns Up to $1 Million In Company Stock
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America’s GDPR
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Doe v Salesforce – the Unintended Consequences of SESTA-FOSTA
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The Verge Republicans dig into Facebook and Twitter over concerns of ‘conservative bias’
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NetChoice Raises Concerns About Attacks on Platforms’ Ability to Remove Content
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Politico Morning Tech – Stifling free speech
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NetChoice and Taxpayers Protection Alliance Reject Preferential Treatment for Big Media
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Politico Morning Tech – Senators Bullish on Robocall Bill
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FTC Commissioner Chopra Misreads Section 230 on Whether it Applies to Advertising
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The Hill – GOP steps up attack over tech bias claims
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SacBee – Devin Nunes sued a parody account with about 1,000 followers. Here’s how many it has now
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Rep. Devin Nunes’s Suit against Twitter Won’t work
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NetChoice Concerned by Ninth Circuit Ruling on Section 230
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Coalition Request for Amendments to Mississippi HB 1152
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Kansas City Star – Hawley’s CPAC debut: a moment in the spotlight and a subpoena in Missouri lawsuit
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St Louis Dispatch – Hawley’s declarations of independence riling up his party’s right wing
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NetChoice Panel – Section 230: Our Internet Depends on It
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Politico Morning Tech – Trump talks ‘industries of the future’
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NetChoice Raises Concerns with Calls for Conservative Taskforce to Regulate Tech
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch – Hawley says he’d welcome joining with Ocasio-Cortez in challenging big social media companies
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Internet Society – International Approach to Internet Policy Declining, Some Experts Say
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Fox News – Missouri’s GOP senator wants to work with Ocasio-Cortez on tackling tech giants
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Carl Szabo, NetChoice VP and General Counsel, talks Content Moderation at State of the Net 2019
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NetChoice Applauds the US Supreme Court’s denial of Certiorari in Online Platform Liability Case
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The Information – Tech’s Next Big Battle: Protecting Immunity From Content Lawsuits
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WJBF – New year, new laws for 2019
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NetChoice Commends Moderation Efforts by Tech Platforms
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Disruptive Competitive Project – Crucial USMCA Intermediary Protections Are Consistent with U.S. Law
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Tucker Carlson’s Attack on Section 230 Could Harm Conservative Voices Online
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Politico Morning Tech – Key Hill staffers to know on tech
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POLITICO – Tech Pushes Back on Trump Regulation Remarks
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NetChoice Warns Lawmakers: Americans Reject Government in Tech
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Democrats brace for ‘tug of war’ with tech after midterms
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Tech Policy Podcast – Techlash: What Do Americans Think?
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“Digital Deceit II” Debunked
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Politico – Takeaways from tech’s marathon hearings
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Politico – Sessions throws DOJ’s weight into social media bias complaints
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President Trump’s Heat on Tech Industry Not in Sync with Americans and His Base
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A Primer For CONFUSED Conservatives On The First Amendment And Free Speech On Social Media
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The Daily Caller – A Primer For CONFUSED Conservatives On The First Amendment And Free Speech On Social Media
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The Daily Caller – Conservative Principles Don’t Justify Silencing Conservatives
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Daily Caller – Conservative Principles Don’t Justify Silencing Conservatives
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SORRY, CONSERVATIVES: You Don’t Have Free Speech On Facebook Or Twitter
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The Daily Caller – SORRY, CONSERVATIVES: You Don’t Have Free Speech On Facebook Or Twitter
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NetChoice Opposition to Louisiana HB 612’s amendment to R.S. 14:283.2(A)(4) – Violating First Amendment Protections
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Technology & Marketing Law Blog – District Court Ruling Highlights Congress’ Hastiness To Pass ‘Worst of Both Worlds FOSTA’– Doe 1 v. Backpage
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Massachusetts Jane Doe Lawsuit Proves Section 230 is No Barrier to Justice for Victims
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Politico: Senate Passes Sex Trafficking Bill in Defeat for Weakened Tech Industry
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NetChoice Welcomes Milestone in War Against Sex Trafficking; Eliminating Need for Further Section 230 Reform
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NetChoice Calls on Senate to Pass Wyden’s FOSTA Amendments
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Website Liability Bill in Congress Sparks Constitutional Debate
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Remembering the Lessons of Right to be Forgotten — A Ruling for Crooks, Felons, and Malpractitioners
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NetChoice Urges Quick Fix to Senate Sex Trafficking Bill’s Unconstitutional Provision and Technical Flaws
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Should Websites Be Responsible for What Users Post Online?
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House Passes Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill in Defeat for Tech Industry
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NetChoice Voices Support for FOSTA — With Pause
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NetChoice Concerned by Last-Minute FOSTA Amendment Reports
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Carl Szabo: US Federal Court in Boston Shows Section 230 is No Bar to Discovery
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Stopping Sex Traffickers Online and on our Streets
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Don’t Surrender Free Speech in Effort to Regulate Online Political Ads
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DOJ is not wielding its power to bring down online sex trafficking
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Act now on No Regulation Without Representation
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