Lewis Quoted in “A GOP-Controlled House Could Be Good For Business—Unless You’re Big Tech”

January 17, 2023 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law

Shari Lewis was quoted in the New York Law Journal article, “A GOP-Controlled House Could Be Good For Business—Unless You’re Big Tech.

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider content contributors posts and if the social media platforms can be held labile based on user content and engagement. The two cases at the center of of this controversial issue are, Gonzalez v. Google and Twitter v. Taamneh. This will be the first time the court is set to review the implications of Section 230(c)(1) of the Communications Decency Act. An act which typically protects online hosts and social media platforms, from being sued due to user engagement or content creation.

Shari shares her take on the hot topic, “Republicans perceive it to be unduly protectionist for technology providers, particularly the large platforms like Meta, Twitter, etc., as it wholly insulates them from being responsible for the content on their platforms and the impact their content may have on politics, children’s safety and a range of other issues.”

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