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Section 230: What It Is, Why It Matters and How It Works

January 21, 2021
Virtual

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996, Title V of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Title 47 of U.S.C. §230 (“Section 230”), has been a wide-ranging piece of legislation. Before 230, the common law held online forums and other digital locations liable for knowingly -- or intentionally -- allowing third parties to post defamatory material. Section 230 fundamentally changed the landscape. This presentation will provide an overview of 230, its scope, potential reforms, and practical considerations for practitioners. Read more about Section 230: What It Is, Why It Matters and How It Works

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