The law has protected Facebook and other social media giants from legal liability. As a whistleblower casts blame, lawmakers say it should be changed to hold companies accountable.
Tech's 2020: The Push To Eliminate Section 230
Whether it's misinformation or allegations of censorship, U.S. lawmakers are looking to make changes the internet's legal shield: Section 230. Leading the call to eliminate this protection is President Trump who believes that by doing so, tech companies (specifically Twitter and Facebook) will be more accountable for what their users post on their platforms. Catch up on the debate that took place in 2020 here.