What is Section 230, and why is it important? | USA TODAY 1

What is Section 230, and why is it important? | USA TODAY

 

The Communications Decency Act, or Section 230, was passed in 1996. What is it, and why is it important?
RELATED: Get the latest news from USA TODAY here

» Subscribe to USA TODAY:
» Watch more on this and other topics from USA TODAY:
» USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR.

#section230 #CommunicationsDecencyAct #usatoday

14 comments

  1. *NEWS DIGEST to START the Day (05 JANUARY 2021, Tuesday) 5 Minutes Read; updated at 0531HRS IST*

    *World: 86,047,618 Death 1,859,377 (2.16%) Active 23,215,218 (27%) Recovery 60,972,723 (71%)*

    _India: 10,357,569; Death 149,886 (1.45%) Active 232,343 (2.24%) Recovery 9,975,340 (96.31%)_

    ISL:  Hyderabad Crush Chennaiyin 4-1; Joel Chianese and Narzary score two goals in three minutes.

    *Minister Said Won’t Repeal Law, Go To Supreme Court”: Farmers After Meet; Farmers adamant on repeal of farm laws demand: Agri min on why talks failed; Next talks on Jan 8; “You Eat Your Food, We’ll Eat Ours”: Farmers Refuse Lunch With Ministers*

    _Won’t Hurt Anyone, Carried Out 200% Honest Trials; AstraZeneca gave paracetamol to volunteers: Bharat Biotech Top Boss on Critics ‘Bashing’ Covaxin_

    6 Cases Of UK Mutant Virus In Kerala For 1st Time, 8 in Maharashtra More In Other States; Another Luxury Hotel In Chennai (The Leela Palace) Becomes Covid Cluster, 20 +Ve

    *Mandatory Self-Paid RT-PCR Test for International Passengers Flying from UK to India; Scotland Goes into Full Lockdown, Alert Level 5: British PM declares nationwide lockdown, schools to remain shut*  

    _BioNTech Says No Data To Support Delayed Vaccine Booster Shot; Germany Mulls Delaying 2nd COVID-19 Vaccine Shot, Denmark Approves Delay; UK Scientists Worried Vaccines May Not Work On South African Coronavirus Variant – ITV_

    After MP & Rajasthan, Bird Flu Scare in Kerala (as Ducks Die) & Himachal ; Plans to Kill Infected to Stop Spread

    *India Inc’s Budget Wish List Takes a Lesson From Covid-19 With Rare Health Spending Demand*

    _India’s S-400 Deal with Russia May Trigger US Sanctions, Congressional Report Warns; urges more reforms in India’s defence offsets policy_

    No Evidence of Insulting Any Hindu Deity Found, Say Indore Police 2 Days after Munawar Faruqui’s Arrest

    *Probing abduction, Assam Police discovers 200Mtr hidden tunnel below India-Bangladesh border in a dense forest area at Kokaijur*

    _3-Yr-Old Dies at K’taka Jail After Mother’s Inability to Take Her to Hospital on Time, Cops Deny Custodial Death_

    Orange Alert in Delhi Amid Forecast of Heavy Rain, Hailstorms But Temperature Likely to Rise

    *Wildfire in Nagaland’s Dzukou Valley ‘Reasonably Controlled’, Expected to be Tamed in Two Days*

    _In a First, Kerala Woman Arrested for Sexually Exploiting 14-year-old Son Under POCSO Law_

    IMD: 2020 8th Warmest Year on Record Since 1901, Past Two Decades Saw Highest Temperature Rise; 115 people, over 17000 livestock killed in cyclones in 2020

    *Sensex, Nifty close at record highs as India approves Covid-19 vaccines; TCS biggest boost at NIFTY*

    _Fiat Chrysler set to invest $400MN in its India operations over the next 2years; launch new vehicles_

    Indian expat Abdussalam wins ₹39cr in Abu Dhabi raffle, says, ‘will share with friends’

    *Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Suspected Missing for 2 Months After Coming in Conflict with China’s Jinping*

    _Xi Jinping is making concessions and deals to make China indispensable and box out Biden_

    No Country for Palestinians: When Israeli Covid Vaccine Reaches West Bank, Only Jewish Settlers Get Shots

    *South Korean-flagged Tanker Seized By Iran, Seoul Demands Release amid over Iranian funds frozen at South Korean banks due to U.S. sanctions_

    200 employees and contractors at Google parent Alphabet Inc in US & Canada formed a labour union to promote workplace equity and ethical business practices,

    *UK Judge Rejects US Extradition Request For WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange, Cites Suicide Risk*

    _India vs Australia: ‘We Don’t Want to be Treated like Animals in Zoo’-Disgruntled Team India Insider Opens Up_

    Today’s Word – *Takin* – a large, heavily built goat-antelope found in steep

  2. Duh, people have tried to warn us for years of so much. They ignored it and now it’s been able to grow to this.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.