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Big Tech's Big Shield Goes to the High Court

2 monthes ago   |   By The New Republic

The Supreme Court said on Monday that it will take up two cases on Section 230, the bedrock federal law that shields internet companies from most content-related lawsuits. While Section 230 has become a hot topic in Congress and the courts in recent years, the justices have not yet ruled on its scope. Their decision could have sweeping ramifications for the nature of the internet itself-and for the companies, large and small, that have relied on the provision to escape legal liability for user content for the last quarter-century. In Gonzalez v. Google, the court will consider a lawsuit...
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