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 Times, Christopher S. Yoo of Penn Carey Law explains why the court’s intervention could have far-reaching implications for the future of the internet.
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.