Uncertain path seen for legislation aiming to halt online sex trafficking
R Street Institute prefers FOSTA because it keeps the core of 230 mostly intact and takes a criminal law approach, said Zack Graves, director-technology and innovation policy. Graves shares Szabo’s enthusiasm for a federal standard. “A better discussion should be around why the federal government isn’t acting on these cases,” he said. House Commerce is likely “move it along as quickly as possible,” Graves said. He predicted a compromise on the two bills not only could be hard to strike, but might be something no one supports.