Items tagged "social media"
Public Knowledge Urges FCC to Reject Unlawful Trump Administration Request to Rewrite Section 230September 2, 2020 FCC , Free Expression , Section 230 , social media
Today, Public Knowledge filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission on the Trump Administration’s unlawful attempt to have the FCC assert jurisdiction over, and rewrite, Section 230 of the Communications Act.Read More
Justice Department, Sen. Hawley Proposals Could Limit Efforts to Fight Online HarmsJune 17, 2020 digital platforms , DOJ , Free Speech , Section 230 , social media
Today, reports surfaced that the Department of Justice and Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) have separate proposals to amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a law that shields digital platforms from liability for user content they carry, while also allowing platforms to take down content they find objectionable. While we await specific legislative language, some reported details are troubling.Read More