Unregulating Online Harassment
Denver University Law Review Online, Vol. 57, p. 59, 2010
4 Pages Posted: 2 Mar 2010
Date Written: February 24, 2010
This short essay was written as part of the “Cyber Civil Rights: New Challenges for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties in our Networked Age” symposium sponsored by the University of Denver Law Review in November 2009. The essay offers a few reasons why Cyber Civil Rights advocates should not seek to amend 47 USC § 230, the statutory immunity that protects websites from being liable for user content.
Keywords: online harassment, cyber-harassment, cyber-bullying, 47 USC 230, Communications Decency Act, UGC, user generated content, cyber civil rights, cyber civil liberties
JEL Classification: K1, K42
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