NiemanLab.org: ‘Why news orgs can police comments and not get sued’

NiemanLab.org publishes a video of David Ardia, director of the Citizen Media Law Project at Harvard, at a conference of New England newspaper editors and also provides a full transcript. He explains Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA 230) and ‘how it provides wide-ranging immunity to web-site publishers for what goes on in their comments,’ the NiemanLab reports.

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