Media CenterOp-Ed: The Supreme Court could upend the internet. How?

Op-Ed: The Supreme Court could upend the internet. How?

This month the Supreme Court marked a turning point in the history of the internet. The court agreed to consider Gonzalez vs. Google, its first case interpreting Section 230 — a once-obscure statute that is now widely credited for having “created the internet” and is debated by politicians on both sides of the aisle.

The upcoming Supreme Court case Gonzalez v. Google will address section 230, a statute that provides a degree of legal immunity to user-shared online content. In an Op-Ed for the Los Angeles TimesChristopher S. Yoo of Penn Carey Law explains why the court’s intervention could have far-reaching implications for the future of the internet.

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