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Internet’s legal shield faces crucial legal test in the US Supreme Court
03 March 2023 00:00
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, the foundational law that underpins the modern Internet, is facing its first-ever review in the US Supreme Court. The lawsuits targeting Twitter and YouTube are set to establish whether the platforms should be held responsible for hosting extremist content. The case could lead to one of the most important court decisions of the first three decades of online commercial activity, with Big Tech lawyers warning that the court’s decision could “upend the Internet.
Web platform legal shield faces crucial test as US Supreme Court prepares for oral argument over content moderationUS Supreme Court is poised to hear oral argument about whether social media platforms such as YouTube and Twitter