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Rules of the Internet: SESTA/FOSTA and Section 230

a collection of articles and discussions about the changing rules of the internet, specifically looking at the SESTA/FOSTA and Section 230 (USA)

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Article theverge.com

Mark Zuckerberg proposes limited 230 reforms ahead of congressional hearing - The Verge - The Verge (2021)


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out a new proposal to reform Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act ahead of his testimony at a March 25th hearing on misinformation at ...

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Podcast npr.org

Section 230: A Key Legal Shield For Facebook, Google Is About To Change : All Tech Considered : NPR - NPR.org


The 1996 law is praised by the tech industry as the core pillar of Internet freedom. But its path also runs through some of the darkest corners of the Web, such as online sex tr...

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Article craigslist.org

Craigslist takes personals sections offline in response to FOSTA (craigslist)


craigslist | about | FOSTA US Congress just passed HR 1865, "FOSTA", seeking to subject websites to criminal and civil liability when third parties (users) misuse online pers...

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Article eff.org

How Congress Censored the Internet | Electronic Frontier Foundation - Electronic Frontier Foundation (2018)


In Passing SESTA/FOSTA, Lawmakers Failed to Separate Their Good Intentions from Bad LawToday was a dark day for the Internet.The U.S. Senate just voted 97-2 to pass the Allow St...

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Article eff.org

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act - Electronic Frontier Foundation


 47 U.S.C. 230, a Provision of the Communication Decency Act Tucked inside the Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996 is one of the most valuable tools for protecting freedom...

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Article blog.wikimedia.org

Wikimedia Blog - "Three principles in CDA 230 that make Wikipedia possible


Three principles in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act enable volunteers to collaborate in building the world’s largest online encyclopedia. The current law gives web...

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Article huffingtonpost.com

The One Law That’s The Cause Of Everything Good And Terrible About The Internet - HuffPost (2018)


And the push to change it, for good or ill.

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Podcast exponent.fm

YouTube and the End of Friction | Exponent


Ben and James discuss the question of YouTube, why it’s similar and different from Facebook, and why engagement is both alluring and a potential problem.

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Article nytimes.com

IBM, Marriott and Mickey Mouse Take On Tech’s Favorite Law - The New York Times


A motley group of powerful companies have their knives out for Section 230, which shields platforms from lawsuits over content posted by users.

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Article techcrunch.com

New bill threatens journalists’ ability to protect sources (April 2020) - TechCrunch


Online child exploitation is a horrific crime that requires an effective response, but this bill fails to meet the challenge and creates new problems of its own. ... "We m...

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Podcast open.spotify.com

Podcast - Section 230 CDA: Content Moderation, Free Speech, the Internet - Andreessen Horowitz - Spotify


Listen to this episode from 16 Minutes News by a16z on Spotify. In this special "3x" episode of our news show -- where we cover the headlines and tech trends, offer...

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Article techdirt.com

Now It's The Democrats Turn To Destroy The Open Internet: 230 Reform Bill Is A Dumpster Fire Of Cluelessness - Techdirt.


For the past few months we've been seeing a ton of terrible/ridiculous/awful/unconstitutional bills coming from mostly Republicans to try to wipe out or undermine Section 230. M...

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Article techdirt.com

60 Minutes Episode Is Pure Misleading Moral Panic About Section 230; Blames Unrelated Issues - Techdirt.


I have a browser open with about a dozen different bad and wrong takes on Section 230 that one day I may write about, but on Sunday night, 60 Minutes jumped to the head of the l...

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Article avc.com

Section 230: What Problem Are We Trying To Solve? - AVC - AVC (2021)


Pro-Publica has an excellent interview with Jeff Kosseff, the author of The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet, a book about Section 230 of the Communications Decency Ac...

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