Bloomberg Law
Jan. 20, 2023, 11:38 AM

HILL TECH BRIEFING: Wyden Defends Section 230 to Supreme Court

Andrew Small
Maria Curi
Maria Curi

The authors of the law that enabled posting on the internet — without legal liability for the companies that allow users to generate content — came to the defense of Google in an amicus brief filed to Supreme Court on Thursday.

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) called on the Supreme Court to uphold the 1996 statute known as Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in a case related to Google and its YouTube service, Michael Bruning reports.

“Section 230’s protection remains as essential today as it was when the provision was enacted,” wrote Wyden and former Republican Congressman Chris ...