Program on Democracy and the Internet

Dealing with Disinformation: Evaluating the case for CDA 230 Amendment Interventions

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Interventions to combat disinformation online will confront the long-standing legal protections provided by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 (CDA 230), a key legal provision which broadly shields platforms from legal liability for the actions of third-party users of their services.