What Lies Ahead for Section 230?


Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act was, in the view of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), designed to promote a competitive online ecosystem that maximizes user control while guarding against illegal activities.

“The law is credited with empowering unprecedented innovation, but it is also blamed for allowing Big Tech to suppress speech and avoid liability for seemingly unchecked misinformation,” the Trump-era FCC influencer notes today.

This sets the stage for a panel discussion hosted by AEI visiting scholar Mark Jamison on proposals to reform Section 230 — and on whether the law has fulfilled its original promise.

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