Yet focusing solely on Section 230’s role in enabling abuse on the internet misses other ways it affects women and other marginalized groups. Despite the provision’s role in making it harder to hold platforms accountable for revenge porn, it also allows companies to moderate the content on their platforms without fear of legal reprisal should they fall short — which they inevitably do. Some fear that repealing or amending it might actually make things worse for women, queer people, and other marginalized folks who rely on the internet for promotion, organization, and community.

From No One Knows if the Internet’s Most Controversial Law Helps or Hurts Women by Lux Alptraum

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