The Senate’s section 230 hearing was partisan and predictable

  • October 28, 2020
Vital debate on the future of the internet or pure political theatre? Today’s Senate Commerce Committee hearing featured Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai of Alphabet, and addressed the very law that’s foundational t…

FCC’s Ajit Pai wants to ‘clarify’ the meaning of Section 230

  • October 15, 2020
The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission said in a statement Thursday he plans to “move forward with a rulemaking to clarify” Section 230. “Social media companies have a First Amendment right to free speech,” Pai wrote. “But they do not…

Devin Nunes can’t sue Twitter over parody cow account

  • June 24, 2020
Twitter’s legal battle with Rep. Devin Nunes over a parody cow account is over. The social media company is “immune” from the California Congressman’s claims of defamation, the judge in the case wrote in a ruling reported by The Fresno Bee.Nunes sued…

Senators push FCC to take action on Trump’s social media order

  • June 10, 2020
Some Republicans are eager to see the FCC follow through on President Trump’s executive order theoretically limiting protections for social networks. Senators Marco Rubio, Kelly Loeffler, Kevin Cramer and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to FCC chairma…