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Academics, Civil Society Caution Lawmakers Considering Amending Section 230

July 11, 2019

WASHINGTON D.C., July 11 —­­ Today, a diverse coalition of civil society organizations, academics and other Internet law experts published a set of seven principles...


Hawley Proposes a Fairness Doctrine for the Internet

June 19, 2019

WASHINGTON D.C. —­­ Today, Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) introduced legislation (press release), “Ending Support for Internet Censorship Act,” that would make popular social networks responsible...


NAFTA Should Add 230-Style Intermediary Protections to Encourage Free Speech, Startups

April 27, 2018

WASHINGTON D.C. —­­ Today, TechFreedom lead a coalition of civil society groups, trade associations and academics in encouraging officials from Canada, the U.S., and Mexico...


An Internet ‘Fairness Doctrine’ Would Stifle Free Speech, Protect Tech Giants

April 25, 2018

WASHINGTON D.C. —­­ Tomorrow morning, TechFreedom President Berin Szóka will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on the filtering practices of social media platforms. In...


Backpage Shutdown Proves SESTA Was Rushed Unnecessarily

April 6, 2018

This afternoon, U.S. law enforcement agencies seized the domain name of Backpage.com, effectively shutting down the website. Most visitors to the site will now see...


Jane Doe Decision Shows SESTA Was Unnecessary All Along

March 30, 2018

WASHINGTON D.C. —­­ Yesterday, a federal district court judge in Massachusetts allowed a civil lawsuit against Backpage.com to proceed, ruling that the plaintiff had plausibly...