Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

CrazyFlux.comCrazyFlux.com

Tech News

Lawmakers debate ending Section 230 in order to save it

Photo collage showing error messages over Congress.
Image: Cath Virginia / The Verge

A pair of legislators have a plan to save Section 230: kill it so that Congress is forced to come up with a better version.

That was the topic of discussion at a hearing on Wednesday in the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on communications and technology. It came on the heels of the committee leaders’ proposal for the sunset, which they announced in a Wall Street Journal op-ed last week. E&C Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ) want to give Congress 18 months to come up with a new framework to replace Section 230 or risk losing it entirely. The idea is to force their colleagues to do something to change the law that’s been the subject of bipartisan ire for years.

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Tech News

Illustration: The Verge Canada’s security agency is trying to dissuade Canadians from using TikTok, telling users that their data is “available to the government...

Tech News

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon is doubling down on efforts to sell you streaming services. Starting May 30th, the company will...

Editor's Pick

Chris Edwards New York’s state and local governments appear to be incredibly bloated. New York State’s population is 10 percent less than Florida’s, yet...

Editor's Pick

David Boaz The Libertarian Party presidential nominating convention is coming up this weekend, with Donald Trump as a featured speaker. This is apparently the first...