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Author: James Rogers

Date: June 19, 2019

Original Source: Fox News

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GOP Sen. Josh Hawley takes aim at Big Tech’s legal protection with new bill

Sen. Josh Hawley has announced legislation that would remove tech titans’ protection from liability for third-party content on their platforms.

The Missouri senator’s bill specifically targets Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

The Act, which became law in 1996, provides key legal protection to big tech. Section 230 states that “no provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider.”

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