From PoliticoPro:

In a letter released today, civil liberties and tech trade groups say “intermediary liability” protections as enshrined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act helped give rise to the modern internet economy, including online marketplaces with customer reviews. Expanding those protections would foster the next wave of startups, they argue.

“Consumers in all three countries suffer from less robust digital trade, competition and innovation than would be possible with consistent standards for intermediary liability,” the letter states.

Advocacy groups including TechFreedom, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, R Street Institute and Engine signed onto the letter, as did the Computer and Communications Industry Association, Internet Association, Internet Infrastructure Coalition and NetChoice. Their collective members include Google, Amazon, eBay, Facebook and Netflix, among others.


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