DOJ proposes Section 230 changes to Congress to limit social media protections
The Trump administration took a step forward in its fight against tech censorship.
Proposed draft legislation sent to Congress by the Justice Department on Wednesday takes aim at social media platforms by modifying Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, seeking to narrow the scope of the liability protections granted by the act and eliminate the protection altogether for platforms that facilitate illegal activities.
â€śFor too long Section 230 has provided a shield for online platforms to operate with impunity,â€ť Attorney General William Barr said in a statement. â€śEnsuring that the internet is a safe, but also vibrant, open and competitive environment is vitally important to America. We therefore urge Congress to make these necessary reforms to Section 230 and begin to hold online platforms accountable both when they unlawfully censor speech and when they knowingly facilitate criminal...
Christian wrote: Iâ€™m with Carl. The only way to stop them is to stop supporting them. Every Christian should close all the social media accounts they have open. Iâ€™m afraid not all Christians can live without Facebook? Letâ€™s see!
I have to remain on Facebook because Facebook is the only way I can correspond with my 2 Half Sisters and their families in California.
Iâ€™m with Carl. The only way to stop them is to stop supporting them. Every Christian should close all the social media accounts they have open. Iâ€™m afraid not all Christians can live without Facebook? Letâ€™s see!
Whatever Bill is proposed will eventually be twisted by Liberals to go after Conservatives. The best remedy is to stop using social media platforms known to limit free speech altogether and only use ones like the one we are using now (SermonAudio.com).