Legal Shield for Websites Rattles Under Onslaught of Hate Speech

Section 230

Source: Daisuke Wakabayashi
Affiliation: The New York Times

This article discusses Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects Internet companies from liability for content created by their users. The article discusses the various criticisms of Section 230 by both Republicans and Democrats and why finding a middle ground on potential changes to Section 230 is a challenge.

Keywords: Censorship , Computer Science , Tech Ethics