- Apr 25, 2019
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 of expression and innovation on the Internet: Section 230. This comes somewhat as a surprise, since the original...
Section 230 authors despair of Trump, Barr, Biden, US Congress’ aggressive ignorance of critical tech law
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Hello! You've Been Referred Here Because You're Wrong About Section 230 Of The Communications Decency Act
Hello! Someone has referred you to this post because you've said something quite wrong about Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. I apologize if it feels a bit cold and rude to respond in such an impersonal way, but I've been...
The main premise of CDA230 is that you don't get held responsible for things done by other people but only things which you yourself are responsible for. 230 does not impede other federal criminal law, some of which apply if you have actual knowledge of a crime or if you actively engage in it.