Monday, August 22, 2016

Washington Post Outlook column reviews history of CDA, attempts to limit Section 230


The Washington Post Outlook section Sunday celebrates the birthday of the World Wide Web in August 1991, and Sarah Jeong maintains “the history of the Web was driven by pictures of naked women” (sometimes men)    he has a book “The Internet of Garbage”.

She does discuss the Communications Decency Act of 1996, and the Section 230 that survived, and suggests that Silicon Valley lobbying has protected most of Section 230 from revenge porn bills and sex-trafficking bills which could affect service providers.

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