Fairness Rocks News Outdated safe harbor laws have no place in trade agreements


Fairness Rocks News Outdated safe harbor laws have no place in trade agreements

Home Industry News Outdated safe harbor laws have no place in trade agreements

Author: KEVIN MADIGAN

Date: August 23, 2019

Original Source: The Hill

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Outdated safe harbor laws have no place in trade agreements

Earlier this month, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-Ore.) sent U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer a letter cautioning against the inclusion of language drawn from a decades-old internet safe harbor provision in the current United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The letter was sent just after the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, which have rekindled debates over internet platform accountability and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA).

Read more: https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/458545-outdated-safe-harbor-laws-have-no-place-in-trade-agreements