• Big tech's biggest shield is under fire from all 3 branches of government - here's how repealing Section 230 went from a Trump threat to an impending reality

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Pressure is mounting in all three branches of government to strip blanket protections that big tech companies have long enjoyed.
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    Section 230 - a federal law that Shields social media companies from liabilities that would otherwise reshape or crush their businesses - appears closer than ever to being rewritten.
    President Donald Trump has escalated a recent push to repeal Section 230 as retribution for Facebook and Twitter fact-checking his posts. He says they're proof that the platforms are biased against him, a claim Republicans have echoed.
    Before that, both...
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