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PirateBear  ·  2308 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How Congress Censored the Internet

Congress ignored victim groups that said that this threatened investigations into sex traffickers, ignored the DOJ saying that it will harm investigations and is likely unconstitutional (at least in part), ignored the pre-CDA 230 rulings that said websites were liable for content if they moderated content, and proceeded to pass this shitshow anyway.

Really hope someone goes after Facebook, Twitter, and Google with this. Either there will be a push to repeal it if it starts affecting bottom lines or the courts will defang it based on highly paid corporate attorneys' arguments. Especially because Facebook was promoting child abuse searches days ago: https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180316/17330139439/did-facebook-violate-sesta-promoting-child-abuse-videos.shtml