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FOSTA is Here. User Generated Content on the Firing Line

     
7:35 pm on Mar 26, 2018 (gmt 0)

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H.R.1865 - Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (That's the headline)

Here's the meat:
This bill expresses the sense of Congress that section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 was not intended to provide legal protection to websites that unlawfully promote and facilitate prostitution and websites that facilitate traffickers in advertising the sale of unlawful sex acts with sex trafficking victims. Section 230 limits the legal liability of interactive computer service providers or users for content they publish that was created by others.

My opinion:
A significant erosion of section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 which protects websites (like Webmaster World) from the wrong doing of those who post user generated content.
10:25 pm on Mar 26, 2018 (gmt 0)

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One more step to government regulation/take over of the internet.