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Why the most controversial US internet law is worth saving

10 mins | Sep 14, 2020

Donald Trump and Joe Biden both want to throw out Section 230 — here’s why America should fix it instead. Section 230 was enabled in 1996 to bolster the nascent commercial internet, and it protects platforms and websites from most lawsuits related to content posted by users. This guarantees immunity even if companies actively police the content they host. While both sides of the political spectrum want to do away with it, Paul M. Barrett explains in MIT Technology Review why this is the wrong approach.

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From MIT Technology Review