A new package of House Republican-backed Big Tech-targeted reform bills would carve up Section 230 by carving out a bunch of actors and actions from the section’s protection of social media sites from civil liability for the content they host.
The Sec. 230-targeted legislation was just part of a massive drop of draft bills by House Republicans, though for any to make it to law they would need buy-in by some of the Democrats who control that chamber.
The bills include ones that would deny Sec. 230 protections from those who “censor constitutionally protected speech” and from so-called “bad Samaritans,” defined as those who “knowingly promote, solicit, or facilitate illegal activity.” » Read More