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PornHub’s Video Purge Previews a Novel Post-Section 230 Internet

In 2020, there’s no law so fundamentally misunderstood as Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, the controversial big tech provision being sniped at from all political sides of Capitol Hill. Passed in 1996 during the dawn of the internet, this law protects any “interactive computer service” from being treated as the publisher or speaker of third-party content, such as…

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