Modernizing Section 230: Updating the internet’s liability shield

There is growing interest in reforming Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. This statute protects internet companies that host content from being legally liable for what their users and readers post. Section 230 also lets sites restrict content “in good faith” that the site provider deems to be “obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable, whether or not such material is constitutionally protected.”

Read Dr. Mark Jamison’s full post online at AEI.