The importance of Section 230, originally part of the Communications Decency Act, can best be seen through examples of the succesful companies and websites it has fostered. Section 230 provides websites, blogs, and social networks that host speech with protection against a wide range of laws that might otherwise hold them legally responsible for what their users say and do. We spoke with a few companies about why Section 230 was important—even crucial—to their existence.
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