By Wendy Shore on September 11, 2020

US Section 230: Social media companies could be banned from blocking content under new rules

Republicans in the United States congress have proposed a new bill aimed at removing protections for websites with regards to how they moderate their platforms.

The bill, called the Online Freedom and Viewpoint Diversity Act, would attempt to diminish the power of Section 230 – American legislation that stops Facebook, Twitter, and all other websites from being held legally responsible for anything posted by their users.

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Published by Wendy Shore September 11, 2020