Section 230 enables online platforms to host user-created content, empowering everyone to exercise free speech and free enterprise online.
Protecting online platforms isn’t about protecting tech companies.
It’s about enabling American voices and American jobs.
Online platforms are integral to our daily lives.
Section 230 helps us connect with our families, our communities, our customers, our small businesses, and turns us all into creators.
By holding platforms responsible for what they produce and users responsible for what they post, these limits on platform liability protect an internet by the people, for the people.
Section 230 helps
User-generated content allows love to thrive online. LGBT communities can find each other, share their stories, and seek support.LGBTQ
Section 230 lowers the barriers to entry for entrepreneurs dreaming of the “next big thing” thanks to digital marketplaces like Etsy and crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and GoFundMe.Small Business Owners
To Learn More About Section 230, Check Out:
A History of Section 230
From the foundations of the internet to Sen. Ron Wyden and Former Rep. Chris Cox, a timeline of everything related to Section 230
A World Without 230
What would the internet look like if we didn’t have a liability shield protecting online services?