Eugene explains the 2 main things that section 230 of the Communications Decency Act does, as well as its history, and then explains what the effect would be if the recently proposed amendment, the “Online Freedom and Viewpoint Diversity Act,” were to pass. We also discuss the novel use of the term “censorship” in the culture, as applied to the actions of private entities. And more. Check it out here:
And yesterday I was a guest on Liquid Lunch TV with host John Tabacco, discussing Facebook’s new “Climate Change Information Center,” some of the features and advantages of Parler, and more! Check that out here:
I plan to return to regular Saturday afternoon shows of my own by mid-October, after I get a bit more settled. Thanks for your patience!
And since I’m here, I wanted to let you know that I’ll be interviewing Professor Eugene Volokh, of both UCLA School of Law and The Volokh Conspiracy Blog at Reason, about Section 230 and the proposed amendment to it called the “Online Freedom and Viewpoint Diversity Act”. Tune in live at my YouTube Channel at 1:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, September 22. See you then!