President Trump Vows to Veto National Defense Authorization Act Unless Congress Repeals Communications Decency Act
By Fox News // December 2, 2020
critics say Section 230 unfairly shields social media platforms from liability
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(FOX NEWS) – President Trump tweeted late Tuesday that he will veto the National Defense Authorization Act unless Congress repeals Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act, which critics say unfairly shields social media platforms from liability over items posted on their platforms.
These opponents have been vocal that tech behemoths like Twitter and Facebook should no longer be shielded as a neutral platform when they operate more like a publisher.
The criticism seemed to reach its tipping point during the Hunter Biden scandal in the weeks prior to the presidential election.
The New York Post ran an explosive report that purported to show emails from Hunter Biden that linked his father to his Ukraine business dealings.
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