AllStances™: Is Section 230 Good or Bad?
AllStances / September 7th, 2022 / By Ethan Horowitz
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is currently one of the most highly contested pieces of legislation on the books, largely due to its vast consequences on the way we are interact with the internet. Explore the various perspectives of those that want to revoke, reform, or leave alone, Section 230.
One Practical Step To Combatting Social Media's Problems
Recommended Reading / October 7th, 2021 / By John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
The government can update Section 230(c)(1) so that social media companies like Facebook no longer get special protection for content that they moderate, but can be held accountable.
25 Years After Legal Protections for Internet Companies, Democrats and Republicans Want to Raise the Standards
Recommended Reading / January 19th, 2021 / By Rolf Hendriks
From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. Almost 25 years ago, Congress passed legislation that shields tech companies from legal liability for user content, but also states that content moderation must be done in good faith. Social media companies have benefitted from...