The Breakdown: Daphne Keller explains the Communications Decency Act
Daphne Keller discusses CDA 230, the executive order, and content moderation
In this episode of The Breakdown, Oumou Ly is joined by Daphne Keller of the Stanford Cyber Policy Center to discuss the Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, content moderation and Big Tech platforms, and recent events that propelled them into the spotlight in recent months. Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, or “The Twenty-Six Words That Created The Internet,” provides platforms legal immunity for third party speech - including by their users. It came under fire recently when President Donald Trump signed an executive order to limit protections for social media companies.
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