By John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable Online, 3-10-20

Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen told a Free State Foundation audience Tuesday (March 10) that the Justice Department’s investigation into Sec. 230 of the Communications Decency Act, part of a wider look into online platforms and antitrust, is focusing on four areas for potential “engagement” and said it was time for Congress to assess what changes needed to be made in the section.

Sec. 230 protects online platforms from civil liability for third-party content, and for removing content when they have a good faith belief that it is objectionable according to various guidelines in the section.

In a speech to the Free State Foundation Tuesday, Rosen outlined the four areas “potentially ripe for engagement.  » Read More