Five Things to Know About Section 230

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) 2021

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper

6 Pages Posted: 8 Jul 2021

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Eric Goldman

Santa Clara University - School of Law

Date Written: June 21, 2021

Abstract

This essay, written primarily for Canadian readers, explains five things that Canadians need to know about Section 230, the U.S. law that's become the legal foundation of the modern Internet.

Keywords: section 230, 47 U.S.C. 230, CDA, free speech, censorship, immunity, Canada, USMCA, CUSMA

JEL Classification: K2, K42, O38

Suggested Citation

Goldman, Eric, Five Things to Know About Section 230 (June 21, 2021). Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) 2021, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3871507 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3871507

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