February 14, 2023

Episode 89: Section 230 Goes to the Supreme Court

Passed in the infancy of the world wide web, Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act has been called the “26 words that created the internet.” On February 21, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Gonzalez v. Google, the Court's first case about Section 230 and the immunity it confers on providers of interactive computer services. Christopher Wright Durocher speaks with Dariely Rodriguez and David Brody from the Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law about the lawsuit and its potential impact on civil rights protection and censorship of people of color. 

Episode Host: Christopher Wright Durocher, Vice President of Policy and Program

Episode Guest: Dariely Rodriguez, Deputy Chief Counsel, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Episode Guest: David Brody, Managing Attorney, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law


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