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Section 230 reform could have unintended consequences for the press

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Twitter’s permanent suspension of President Donald Trump’s account is reinvigorating debate about the law that protects social media platforms – specifically, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. ...

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Section 230 reform could have unintended consequences for the press

Section 230 reform could have unintended consequences for the press

Twitter’s permanent suspension of President Donald Trump’s account is reinvigorating debate about the law that protects social media platforms – specifically, Section 230 of the ...

How Joe Biden Could Help Internet Companies Moderate Harmful Content

How Joe Biden Could Help Internet Companies Moderate Harmful Content

Liberals and conservatives have found fault with Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act—but for very different reasons.

In Trump Versus Twitter, Decentralized Tech May Win

In Trump Versus Twitter, Decentralized Tech May Win

Campaigners for a repeal of Section 230 said Trump’s intervention might derail their cause, but it could also offer an opportunity for decentralized tech to prove itself.

What does President Trump’s ‘crackdown’ on Twitter do?

What does President Trump’s ‘crackdown’ on Twitter do?

President Donald Trump has long accused social media companies, particularly Twitter, of silencing conservative voices, but he was particularly incensed when the platform, for the first ...

What's Section 230? The social media law that's clogging up the stimulus talks

What's Section 230? The social media law that's clogging up the stimulus talks

Republicans and Democrats are considering reforms to weaken liability protections for social media companies.

Blind reverence for the U.S. Constitution—on the left and right—is tearing us apart

Blind reverence for the U.S. Constitution—on the left and right—is tearing us apart

Legal scholar Mary Anne Franks talks about her new book ‘The Cult of the Constitution’ and why devotion to America’s flawed founding document is out of control.

Facebook and Twitter profit from Chinese propaganda

Facebook and Twitter profit from Chinese propaganda

<p>Last week, both Facebook and Twitter removed accounts and pages they said were part of a propaganda effort tied to the Chinese government, aimed at spreading disinformation about the ...

Confronting the global ‘crisis’ of misinformation: Inside the UW’s new Center for an Informed Public

Confronting the global ‘crisis’ of misinformation: Inside the UW’s new Center for an Informed Public

We are bombarded by misinformation and downright lies. With just a click, they catch fire and spread through traditional and social media, from false rumors spread by the U.S. president to ...

Whose Civil Liberties?: Legislative Responses to Technology-Facilitated Violence Against Women. Synopsis of comments presented at 2016 Ortner symposium by Mary Anne Franks, Professor, University of Miami School of Law

Whose Civil Liberties?: Legislative Responses to Technology-Facilitated Violence Against Women. Synopsis of comments presented at 2016 Ortner symposium by Mary Anne Franks, Professor, University of Miami School of Law

The attempt to frame nonconsensual pornography, which disproportionately affects women, as an issue of freedom of speech for putative perpetrators rather than a issue of privacy for ...

Deepfake technology has us asking: Is it real or fake?

Deepfake technology has us asking: Is it real or fake?

Deepfake technology used to alter video and other media is becoming more sophisticated. University of Miami experts weigh in on the threat it poses.

Democrats Hate Facebook. Republicans Want To Ban TikTok. The Bipartisan Backlash Against Big Tech Is Here and It's a Disaster.

Democrats Hate Facebook. Republicans Want To Ban TikTok. The Bipartisan Backlash Against Big Tech Is Here and It's a Disaster.

Even as Americans rely on tech more than ever, our early-pandemic truce with the industry is officially over. 

The Facebook free speech battle, explained

The Facebook free speech battle, explained

The debate over what Facebook can and can’t moderate is more about politics than law.

Twitter and Facebook both banned Trump from their platforms. Here's why that doesn't violate the First Amendment — or any other laws

Twitter and Facebook both banned Trump from their platforms. Here's why that doesn't violate the First Amendment — or any other laws

The First Amendment bans the government from regulating the speech of private people and companies, not the other way around.

The Internet as a Speech Machine and Other Myths Confounding Section 230 Reform

The Internet as a Speech Machine and Other Myths Confounding Section 230 Reform

University of Chicago Legal Forum Volume 2020 12/01/2020 Article 3 2020 The Internet as a Speech Machine and Other Myths Confounding Section 230 Reform Danielle Keats Citron Mary Anne ...