Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act: A Survey of the Legal Literature and Reform Proposals

@inproceedings{Reidenberg2012Section2O,
  title={Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act: A Survey of the Legal Literature and Reform Proposals},
  author={Joel R. Reidenberg and Jamela Debelak and Jordan Kovnot and Tiffany Miao},
  year={2012}
}
The goal of this study is to identify the trends in the legal literature and reform proposals surrounding Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. This study sets forth a survey and analysis of the legal and policy landscape and seeks to be a comprehensive, objective resource designed to assist scholars and policy-makers in their search for materials addressing the purpose and substance of the statutory provision. The study does not take any position on the wisdom, implementation or… Expand
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