AG Barr targets encryption again at human trafficking summit

"Riana Pfefferkorn, a member of the Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, wrote of similar concerns to the constitutional rights of online communication platforms and their users in a substantial critique of the bill.

"While the EARN IT Act is ostensibly aimed at Section 230, it’s actually a sneaky way of affecting [encyption laws] without directly amending it," Pfefferkorn wrote. "This bill has a number of extremely serious problems, too many to fit into one blog post. It is potentially unconstitutional under the First, Fourth, and Fifth Amendments, for one thing.""