Fireside Chat: All about Section 230, the EARN IT Act, and What They Mean for Free Speech and Encryption

August 7, 2020 5:00 pm
Cathy Gellis, Riana Pfefferkorn


It seems like everyone's talking about Section 230 these days, and keen to change it, even without really knowing what it says and does. Or how badly most of the proposals to change it, such as the EARN IT Act bill, threaten all sorts of things we value, including encryption, privacy, security, and free speech online. Come to this crash course in Section 230 basics, followed by a fireside chat about EARN IT between two seasoned lawyers, to learn the truth about this crucial law, why these proposals are so terrible, and how you can take action to protect the Internet.


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