It’s an unfortunate, but sobering reality that Section 230 has far less supporters than ever and continues to be in jeopardy.


In 2017, in a paper that you may have seen referenced on Wikipedia and elsewhere, Christian Dippon of NERA Economic Consulting assessed the economic damage that would result from weakening the “safe harbors” offered under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act – something a wide variety of interest groups in the U.S. now seem desperate to accomplish.


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