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The Constitution Can Crack Section 230

March 30, 2021

ection numbers of federal statutes rarely stir the soul, but one of them, 230, stirs up much fear, for it has seemed to justify censorship. Relying on it, tech companies including Google and Twitter increasingly pull the plug on disfavored posts, websites, and even people. Online moderation can be valuable, but this censorship is different. […]