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Justice Department Releases Proposed Revisions to Section 230

By Quinta Jurecic
Thursday, September 24, 2020, 3:17 PM

On Sept. 23, the Justice Department released proposed legislation to revise Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which shields internet platforms from liability for third-party content shared on their services. Available below are the department's cover letter announcing the legislation, a redlined document showing the proposed changes to the statute and a section-by-section explanation of the proposals.