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Facebook privacy revelations spur US Senate talk of repealing Section 230 immunity, Klobuchar says

New revelations about Facebook’s impact on the privacy and safety of children underline the need for tougher privacy laws, and senators on both sides of the aisle are discussing the idea of getting rid of Section 230 immunity altogether, US Senator Amy Klobuchar said today.

Klobuchar, a Minnesota Democrat and chair of the

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Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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