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b_b  ·  516 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: From Bing to Sydney

I’m actually coming around to thinking that maybe section 230 really should just be repealed entirely. Somehow we’ve come to believe that everyone being able to post anything anywhere anytime is an unfettered good and is entirely simpatico with the 1st amendment. I’m not so sure. Any idiot can yell anything on a street corner, and repealing 230 isn’t going to change that. But if you’re giving that idiot a platform to reach millions, because that’s your business model? Well maybe your business model sucks and destroying society isn’t exactly worth the shareholder value you’ve created. I get the irony of having this conversation in a forum where any idiot can post anything and reach…tens of people?, but it’s long past time that Congress considers the issue more fully (to the extent they consider literally anything these days).