Why the most important internet law is being rewritten

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US lawmakers want to change Section 230, a pivotal moderation clause that’s often called the internet’s most important law. But critics say that changing Section 230 could cause more problems than it solves.
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  • The Verge

    The Verge

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    How do you think the internet could be improved?

    • Albert Jackinson

      Albert Jackinson

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      I think one of THE biggest issues is dealing with misinformation. I don't know what legislation could be enacted to mitigate or fix the issue, but that's my input.

    • JayJ_The_ CreekerMan

      JayJ_The_ CreekerMan

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Eliminate internet and force people to rediscover life and become human again technology social media and internet has ruined the world time to reset life before it's to late 😁

    • Him

      Him

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Corey Malachi uwu

    • Liam O'Donnell

      Liam O'Donnell

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Get rid of Facebook, reduce the data collection and generally improve the privacy and security for everyone.

    • The Brawl Boys

      The Brawl Boys

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Idk, but not by having a puppet of a president. Along with media not being controlled to say "orange man bad" and to have trump removed from office cause they brainwashed the people in the middle of the road to be dem.

  • Bryan Pacheco

    Bryan Pacheco

    28 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Well, the social media ONLY censors right wing people. We all know this, and I'm a centrist

  • Storm Trooper

    Storm Trooper

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Klobuchar: Look at these huge potatoes they sent me, this is the real problem!
    Amy, why are you complaining? if anything getting bigger potatoes is a good thing. Especially if you paid the same price as normal potatoes.

  • Edpo Veronez

    Edpo Veronez

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This report is very biased. Why not diversify the interviewees? why do they always choose people who only reinforce their opinion? Why, instead of reporting the criticisms from the point of view of the presenter, do not call on people who are injured by the Legislation to speak for themselves? The impression that remains is that they do not want to seriously debate the issue.

  • Crypto.addict

    Crypto.addict

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    the most important aspect for me is the privacy, for example it's very common now to upload your files and data on the internet. Personally I do it in descentralized cloud storages such as Internxt Drive because I know they are secure and they respect my privacy but there are plenty of others that don't do it and people should be aware of it

  • Sean Gelarden

    Sean Gelarden

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    So basically you have a pipe spewing raw sewage on everyone so you go to the source and they tell you they just own the pipe and if you make them take responsibility their model doesn't work so go talk to the people flushing their toilets, regulating a business is not violating the first ammendment

    • Steve Wonderbelt

      Steve Wonderbelt

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      If the government forces a private entity to host and associate with speech they don't want that would violate the 1st amendment. The government can't compel someone to express a certain view.

  • Gold Formation

    Gold Formation

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    😜

  • Richard Ciotti

    Richard Ciotti

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Nicely done overall, a bit overly simplistic and you failed to mention the bigger issue with social media. The C word, censorship, the fact that the largest tech companies are been engaging in editing and suppressing content based on whether or not it aligns with their political views, not “in good faith” as specified in section 230. Big tech’s abuse of this alone should pierce the veil of protection that 230 gives.I agree that 230 was written without knowledge of where the Internet and social media was headed. It was written in order to give early content providers and the Internet room to grow and expand organically without being overwhelmed with litigation. Well it worked and now big tech has grown into a cancer. A cancer that has metastasize and now reaches into almost every aspect of our lives. Section 230 should be thrown out and completely rewritten. That along with the repeal of the Smith Mundt act of 2012 would be a good start in fixing these rapidly growing problems.

    • Steve Wonderbelt

      Steve Wonderbelt

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      You're assuming that "good faith" means without any type of bias in regard to viewpoint, but that's not how it's ever been interpreted. I could make a forum specifically for conservatives and ban anyone with a liberal viewpoint and I'd still have section 230 protections.

  • Ellen March

    Ellen March

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Excuse me, but when a POPULAR magazine, with ZERO stated credentials, starts an article with "what conservatives got wrong" about a complex LEGAL issue and history, lumping together a vast army of lawyers and politicians with more knowledge and experience in their respective little fingers into a single flimsy stereotype, WHO DO THEY THINK TAKES THEM SERIOUSLY. Bueller? Bueller?? PLEASE tell me I'm not the only one...

  • Papose

    Papose

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    The brace

  • Rudy M

    Rudy M

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Imagine censoring a current sitting president 🤡 clowns

  • Rudy M

    Rudy M

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    We need an internet with freedom of speech for EVERYONE

  • Metacognition88

    Metacognition88

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Thanks Verge. This was some great nutritious information

  • Fran

    Fran

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Mundane

  • Aaron Schram

    Aaron Schram

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    The problem is that there is only one side that is providing the definitions of what is considered "problematic content"... For example, right now someone hearing, reading, seeing something they don't agree with can be considered "harassment"... Who gets to define "harm"? who gets to define "hate speech"?

  • Jeremy H

    Jeremy H

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I don't think section 230 should be modified. I don't think government should tell a company what to do. With that said the predatory EULA and contracts between companies should be reviewed as there are significant issues.

  • TheAstronomyDude

    TheAstronomyDude

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    If I host a site on a boat in the middle of the Atlantic which country's laws do I need to follow?

    • Elvin deSouza

      Elvin deSouza

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      If you're paying for hosting, then the country the web service is based in. If not then the guys who regulate the domain suffix(.com etc) can deplatform you. Also there's an organization that regulates every dns entry or something, that's how they make it difficult for people to visit terrorist groups' websites

  • Theelysium

    Theelysium

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Censoring people is not fixing some thing. Just cause you don’t like others opinions doesn’t mean you get to stop them from talking.

    • Steve Wonderbelt

      Steve Wonderbelt

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      You can if they're talking on the website that you made.

  • diego jimendz

    diego jimendz

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Where is my 2600 fast mhz boy

  • Ben X

    Ben X

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Do not touch the freaking internet!! One of the best inventions of our time, destroyed by lawmakers that do not understand it on any technical capacity...

  • m4tt3m50n

    m4tt3m50n

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This is US centric. Section 230 is irrelevant to me in the UK. What needs to happen is the same internet laws across the board.

  • Tech4now

    Tech4now

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    How do you do this and keep accounts anonymous?

  • Armoterra

    Armoterra

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I think you misrepresented the point of conservatives. They’re not against platforms deleting posts or suspending accounts; they’re against them doing so selectively, and in a biased manner. Their argument is that if they pick and choose which voices get promoted based on their own political biases, then they’re a publishing company and not a platform.

    • Frankie L

      Frankie L

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      But section 230 does not care whether you’re a publisher or platform. It’s about third party users vs not third party users.

    • Armoterra

      Armoterra

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Steve Wonderbelt Again, whether the stance is valid or not is not my point.

    • Steve Wonderbelt

      Steve Wonderbelt

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Armoterra It seems like there really isn't a consistent stance on this from either side. Conservatives seem to have different opinions on what the issue is and how to fix it, as do Liberals. Many conservative politicians have introduced legislation that would penalize platforms for moderating anything at all while others don't have an issue with moderation they just want it to be more "fair" while still others don't care about moderation they just think these platforms are breaking anti-trust laws.

    • Armoterra

      Armoterra

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Steve Wonderbelt Yes, but their viewpoint is that those biases would be evenly spread if it were a fair system. If you had both conservative and liberal employees, without discriminating against the conservatives, you probably wouldn’t have that problem (you’d have biases, but not over-represented on one side, and outstanding situations can be handled on a case-by-case basis). However, the point is that there is significant evidence for company-wide policies to incorporate such biases that favour viewpoints of the political Left. Reasonable persons with politically Right viewpoints will be banned for expressing their opinion when extremist, harmful persons go unnoticed simply because they favour the political Left. That’s the position of conservatives, that if you elevate one viewpoint and suppress the other, then you’re no longer a “public forum.” It’s not at all that “they don’t get it” as this video portrays. You can agree or disagree with them, that’s another topic, but if you’re going to represent their viewpoint, do so accurately. All that this video showed is that the Verge doesn’t get it.

    • Steve Wonderbelt

      Steve Wonderbelt

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Every moderation decision is done in a somewhat biased manner though, just because humans are doing the moderating. We can't help but be biased it's just how our brains work. So every platform moderates in a biased way.

  • Mark Hancock

    Mark Hancock

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Several years ago I created a FB Group for News and Info for a town I lived in. Now it is Huge. My intend was to run it as an lightly moderated group with a simple set of rules. I have never had a complaint from FB but last year I decide to turn on moderation during the election to try to keep things non-political. Next thing I knew, I got a message from FB that content had been removed from the Group and since it was Moderated, if it happened again they would remove the Group. What a surprise, I quickly disabled Moderation for the Group.

  • Yash Nagda

    Yash Nagda

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    If there are laws made like constitution and what is wrong and what is not and their is independent department which governs it. It could be possible that hate speech, violence promoting speeches can be regulated.

  • Preśident Donald J. Trump

    Preśident Donald J. Trump

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Reform it so I can be back!

    • David Cazares

      David Cazares

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      How's it like having a gimmick account impersonating a shamed president? I'm genuinely interested

  • adudeisthebomb

    adudeisthebomb

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This is the best video the verge has made in a while

  • Mike Bates

    Mike Bates

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Props to Adi for being at The Verge for so long now & working on so much hard-hitting journalism. Thank you Adi!

  • Tim

    Tim

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Better idea, how about monopoly busting. We had to do this in the past when oil, Ma Bell etc got so big, they were using their size to smash competition. Also, let's not take Google, Facebook etc. word on what's good for us. They are in the business of making money and will use any way they can to destroy competition. BREAK them up and let competition in. These big international companies will always have a reason why we should not touch them, and will use all their resources to convince us they are right.

  • **

    **

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This is the verge right? Can you guys let me actually not accept cookies on your site thanks

  • naijapikins

    naijapikins

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Who makes the rules for the rest of the world?

  • naijapikins

    naijapikins

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    A single section for the whole internet meant to guide the same people who require a whole 27 amendments to navigate life albeit imperfect? interesting.

  • SanFranFan30

    SanFranFan30

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    What's up with that clip with the potato?

  • horia jm

    horia jm

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    nicely done video

  • The Rodestarr

    The Rodestarr

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Why does Cruz say anything at all ? As an African, I’m completely baffled as to how that dude is allowed to do anything.

  • Scott Jacobs

    Scott Jacobs

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I want a story on the Potato!

  • It's ya boi Raid Shadow Legends

    It's ya boi Raid Shadow Legends

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    The truth these days is labeled as misinformation on social media platforms. These platforms censor and ban one side and let the other side call for genocide and spread actual mis information on their counter parts

  • KM

    KM

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    MSM publishes lies all the time, why should FB, Twitter and Google not get the same protection? 😂😂😂😂

  • alenn mosses

    alenn mosses

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    When a single rule serves multiple purpose, its basically a two edged sword.

  • Julius Smith

    Julius Smith

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Every Internet post should include the digital signature of its author, so that reposting cannot (legally) anonymize the content - social media can easily implement this

  • Yatharth Ipsum

    Yatharth Ipsum

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    *American Internet

  • Black Tiger

    Black Tiger

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Some people MUST BE silenced.

  • Daniel Rios

    Daniel Rios

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Are we going to ignore that Amy Klobucar has been getting potatoes the size of her head?

  • Raphy Martinez

    Raphy Martinez

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I don’t want anything taken down. I’d rather know who is a racist or a crazy person or whatever they are. Just because you don’t allow someone to post something, doesn’t mean they no longer exist. It doesn’t make the problem go away, just keeps me from knowing that the problem exists.

    • Revatron Prime

      Revatron Prime

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      I agree 👍

  • El Tostado

    El Tostado

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Improve privacy before anything. We know they won’t because that’s how’s these tech giants make their money.

    • Elvin deSouza

      Elvin deSouza

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Jean Kumik we have to establish a threshold. Personally, if I search for something on PAposts and it shows related ads, and those ads follow me to the PAposts mainpage,I don't mind. But when I search Google for stuff and it shows an effect in recommendations and ads, it feels like a huge breach of privacy. I don't mind certain types of data collection(good faith data collection), but others might be offended by the same

    • FortNite KID

      FortNite KID

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Jean Kumik Rightly said

    • Jean Kumik

      Jean Kumik

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      As we're all watching this on a free ad supported platform. Option B is to pay for internet services and have it break into the insanity of Netflix/Hulu/Disney+/HBOGo/CuriosityStream/Nebula/etc

    • Jerry Shen

      Jerry Shen

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      its also how you and me enjoy services like email serivce providers for free

  • Kamil Kozyra

    Kamil Kozyra

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Extremely insightful - thanks! :)

  • vrancras

    vrancras

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Just stop making laws for everything.

  • Ryukachoo

    Ryukachoo

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    2:12
    Oh, he's back from Cancun?

    • David Cazares

      David Cazares

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      I do not like that man Ted Cruz

  • Lonely

    Lonely

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    lmao ted cruz is a joke

  • WaQbwyAYt5hm HDuQx1lS

    WaQbwyAYt5hm HDuQx1lS

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    They want to go back to the 90s where all the information is controlled. They allowed people to talk and share information freely and they almost got a Hitler so now they want to put the genie back in the bottle.

  • OX MONSTER

    OX MONSTER

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Censorship and control from the corrupt governments

    • Ben Greenwald

      Ben Greenwald

      19 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      MAGAT. Get educated.

  • raw2029

    raw2029

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    That's not the right question,it should be "why do governments interfere ?"

    • El Tostado

      El Tostado

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      We need some type of regulation or else these giants media companies can go on without being checked in any way.

    • Tyler

      Tyler

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      What do you mean by interfere? The government is ever present in our lives from the day we're born.

  • Dustin Parker

    Dustin Parker

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Maybe we wouldn't have such an issue if we would stop using terms like hate speech that have no laws attached to them and have no definition. Hate speech is being leveraged to enforce whatever rule is needed in the moment and has no meaningful value other than "you hurt my feelings". You can't enforce everyone's feelings.

  • Henry Cullen

    Henry Cullen

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Maybe congress should stop outsourcing crime fighting to big tech and tackle it themselves

  • Jensen Raylight

    Jensen Raylight

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    *Summary:* let's kill the messenger instead of finding & punishing the true criminal

  • Techbasics

    Techbasics

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Politicians are very scared of internet in this polarized world, India has started it and polarized leaders across the world will gather together to curb freedom of any form that doesn't meet there ideology

  • walspeed

    walspeed

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    TL:DR, Conservatives want to get rid of Section 230 altogether thinking it means they will be able to say whatever they want but in reality; it will likely have the opposite effect of sites being much faster to censor people promoting lies and hate speech since the site can be held liable. Democrats want to change the law to make it to where sites that do little to police misinformation can be held liable for the misinformation they spread such as Facebook and Twitter doing little to stop the spread of voting misinformation from the 2020 election, allowing the events to happen that led up to the Capitol riot. There's also the concern that repealing section 230, is purely a political move so that whoever is in power can control social media and the one thing preventing either side from doing it, is section 230.

  • Nishith Joshi

    Nishith Joshi

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    So glad that India just went ahead and gave social media platforms 36 hrs to remove a post. If not then social media become liable for the content of the Post.

    • AsHalt

      AsHalt

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      well at least it's not china...

  • Sweet_Roll

    Sweet_Roll

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I like the intention of making internet a better place, but the internet is not just facebook and twitter. These boomers don't know enough about the internet.

  • awannagannaful

    awannagannaful

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Guaranteed this law will be changed not to get Facebook et al in trouble, but to enact harsh censorship of all dissenting thought and platforms, in most cases it will be small outlets to suffer.

  • jake liu

    jake liu

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    230 should be removed, Social media become online censorship like China even worst.

    • Jack

      Jack

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @walspeed they can make a law that mandates free speech on the internet

    • Steve Wonderbelt

      Steve Wonderbelt

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @jake liu If they were liable for everything users post I guarantee you couldn't have even made this comment, or at least it would take a very very long time for it to be posted. PAposts would have to manually review it first because it would be the same as them saying it.

    • jake liu

      jake liu

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      That is fine, they already doing that.

    • walspeed

      walspeed

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      You do realize, if 230 is removed, sites will be liable for what their users say, meaning they will likely censor their sites even more since they are liable for what their users say or do.

  • Dus

    Dus

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    look everyone its the Verge a top tech company defending 230 how unexpected 😂

    • Tyler

      Tyler

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      They're a media company, and they're already liable for the things they publish. I also don't think this video showed clear-cut support.

    • Jacob Kummer

      Jacob Kummer

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      If anything they would be against it. They are not a social media website like Facebook or Twitter or PAposts, which is what this video is posted on...

  • Gustavo Matias

    Gustavo Matias

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    The rule 34 is being rewritten?

    • senna welsh

      senna welsh

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Yorman Ortiz you lived in a cave or what ?

    • Gustavo Matias

      Gustavo Matias

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Deathrobloxian Ikr? its sad they changed the title

    • Deathrobloxian

      Deathrobloxian

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Wonder how many people in the future replies won't get it.

    • Govind Goyal

      Govind Goyal

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Yorman Ortiz do u even know what rule 34 is 😂

    • Yorman Ortiz

      Yorman Ortiz

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      No rule 230 is

  • jaffar1234

    jaffar1234

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    It's funny, Trump is calling for the law to be repealed, But in fact the law should have been repealed due to Twitter and Facebook not taking action against Trump's transgressions for years

  • Shrek Wazowski

    Shrek Wazowski

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Ahhh we ARE getting close to Cyberpunk universe

  • •Niks•Great

    •Niks•Great

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Social media is the fakest way to get social.
    🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
    Rip eng

  • jkelleyrtp

    jkelleyrtp

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This was actually a really good job, kudos.

    • Ehsan Kia

      Ehsan Kia

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      There's so much misinformation and misunderstanding all over the internet about 230, thankfully the verge is one of the rare places that understand what the hell it's about.

  • Errhka

    Errhka

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    The problem is that if you repeal this law, there is a likelihood that the internet will become more censored than ever before, as platforms will not want to be liable with anything questionable posted on their website (with blanket bans of certain content being more likely). If everyone is ok with this - fine, but I fear it is the most likely outcome even though it's an unintended one.

    • Jongsun Suh

      Jongsun Suh

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Jinkeez1 Abolishing 230 would *favor* the entrenched big platforms, by making it more difficult for smaller alternatives to compete or even just operate. The video discusses this.

    • Avengerie

      Avengerie

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      It is a good thing, because companies going into overdrive cracking down on "unwanted speech" will: a) harm their profits b) create tens of millions of forced refugee users (100s of millions globally), which will make alternative platforms, payment systems and server hosts financially feasible.

    • Package Not Delivered

      Package Not Delivered

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Jinkeez1 But then those most impacted aren't the companies but the end users.

    • Jinkeez1

      Jinkeez1

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Tech companies have overstepped their boundaries into outright censorship and thus deserve to have 230 abolished.

    • Pascal Costanza

      Pascal Costanza

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      It's funny how you Americans seem to assume that there is currently no censorship happening. (For example, Facebook is censoring nudity, just as an example.)

  • theloniousMac

    theloniousMac

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Boy that word “fix” can be anything from an axe to a nuclear bomb depending on who is wielding it, and I know of precious few if any lawmakers, with the understanding of the nature, nuances, and technology of the internet necessary to “fix” it.

  • john pardon

    john pardon

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    dang them potatoes gurl.

    • Liam Collins

      Liam Collins

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      klob will never not be funny to me

  • ashskullz

    ashskullz

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Rip

  • Luigina Trotta

    Luigina Trotta

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Allow free speech.
    Let future generations lead the internet.
    Protect user privacy and security.
    that's it.

    • Tyler

      Tyler

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      I like free speech too, but I'm not sure that every place is appropriate for it. If you get invited to a birthday party and run around saying the n-word, you would get kicked out. If you go to someone's facebook page and do it, I think it only makes sense that you could get kicked out of there too. Maybe the answer is to give people more control over the moderation of their pages, but full freedom of speech with no repercussions doesn't match our experience in physical life. Freedom of speech means the government can't limit your speech, not that individuals and companies can't treat you differently for it.

  • Phantom66Games

    Phantom66Games

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Well there is always deep web

    • Jerry Shen

      Jerry Shen

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      you mean the dark web?O.o

  • ziguirayou

    ziguirayou

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Did I just witnessed a 8 minute rant AGAINST freedom of speech?

    • Steve Wonderbelt

      Steve Wonderbelt

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Why is arguing against repealing section 230 ranting against freedom of speech?

    • An Audioslave

      An Audioslave

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Yes, yes you did. Sad how these people are so brainwashed and have zero idea how communism creeps in.

  • IvanRSaldias

    IvanRSaldias

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Fix her potatoes!

    • analogdistortion

      analogdistortion

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      face?

  • TempestuousD

    TempestuousD

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Personally, I dont like how these rules affect us in the rest of the world

    • Revatron Prime

      Revatron Prime

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @SR Productions yeah the US shouldn't be theory country to control the internet

    • Dus

      Dus

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @SR Productions Internally in the US it’s being argued because people believe the US constitution should apply online. Unfortunately these platforms are now global and this could be an issue.

    • SR Productions

      SR Productions

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Agreed..the US has too much power over other countries and is becoming monopolistic of its power

    • Lonely

      Lonely

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      you must be living in a cave

    • ADee SHuPA

      ADee SHuPA

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @IvanRSaldias Indonesian

  • MABin

    MABin

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    boomers making rules about the internet.

    • BroAnarchy

      BroAnarchy

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @analogdistortion ok boom kid hoooooo didn't see that COMING, _DID YA????_

    • analogdistortion

      analogdistortion

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @theloniousMac and what's more, most of the isms and hate etc is just people trying to annoy and troll and trigger the progressive weirdos for a laugh

    • theloniousMac

      theloniousMac

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      We made the Internet, and it was a much nicer place until after the post boomer generations came along. Oh we had our arguments on USENET, private bulletin boards, Compuserve, Genie, AOL, and others, but it wasn’t the cesspool of palpable hatred it has become. We had this tendency to pick apart ideas instead of off the cuff meaningless attacks on groups of people.

    • analogdistortion

      analogdistortion

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Darth Plagus tee hee

    • Darth Plagus

      Darth Plagus

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @analogdistortion ok boomer

  • Wil C-137

    Wil C-137

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Every time I see Ted Cruz I throw up in my mouth

  • Brace110

    Brace110

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Ugh let congress deal with wars and health care, leave the internet to the internet.

    • Katzelle3

      Katzelle3

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Where do you think war happens these days?

  • omar velasquez

    omar velasquez

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Wow seeing the internet get regulated throughout the years has been so interesting, like laws being passed on it and it changing due to those laws . Also just how people that are born now will have such a different experience then I ever did or will as they grow with the internet.

    • analogdistortion

      analogdistortion

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Nabil Silva Yeah so it's best to leave it alone

    • Nabil Silva

      Nabil Silva

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @analogdistortion Any regulation would always favor big corps, since they have the most resources to spend to comply with the regulations and scale at the same time.

    • Elements The Producer

      Elements The Producer

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Lol, I feel like we are in the 80s of the internet, like the coke wave in the 80s

    • analogdistortion

      analogdistortion

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Funny how they're always in favour of the big corperations. The law I mean, but yes of course, Democrats too.

  • Christian Risoli

    Christian Risoli

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This is a nuanced problems and congress are far to tech illiterate to deal with them , this will not go well

    • Sean Kaye

      Sean Kaye

      17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      The law was created by people who had no idea what the internet would become and no benefit of experience or hindsight. So suggesting that politicians are too "tech illiterate" to amend the law logically has to lead to the conclusion based on the history that they were too "tech illiterate" to create it in the first place. At least now, you have the benefit of hindsight and 25 years of experience.

    • analogdistortion

      analogdistortion

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Darth Plagus You really assume everyone for free speech is like that or are you joking? There's a large minority of freaks that somehow would think like that ya know?

    • Darth Plagus

      Darth Plagus

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @analogdistortion repealing 230 will strip freedoms from the little man and create an even more policed internet. All your Q and Stormfront friends will be silenced more aggressively.

    • analogdistortion

      analogdistortion

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      So the big corperations win control against the little man once again. Thanks Democrats.

  • Dennis Brännvall’s #1 Fan

    Dennis Brännvall’s #1 Fan

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Only 5 views in 7 minutes?

    • M D

      M D

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      The Verge reappear in my subscription, strange problem with the algorithm of PAposts. I was sure that there over

  • THETRUTHofYOUTUBE

    THETRUTHofYOUTUBE

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Former president obama

    • Српски патриота

      Српски патриота

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Obama was a populist weakling,did nothing positive and bombarded middle east.

    • Orien Day

      Orien Day

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      even when someone has stopped being the president you still call them the president

    • THETRUTHofYOUTUBE

      THETRUTHofYOUTUBE

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      @Josh Witte FORMER best president obama

    • Josh Witte

      Josh Witte

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      "Best President in History Obama"

  • Help Me Reach 10k With Subs

    Help Me Reach 10k With Subs

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Congrats To" Everyone' Who is Early And who..found this 🍩.....!!

    • apeshit clothing

      apeshit clothing

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      🍻

  • Zizhang Cheng

    Zizhang Cheng

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Somebody need to be blocked! They deserve this.

  • अंशुमान मिश्र Anshúmân Mishrã

    अंशुमान मिश्र Anshúmân Mishrã

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Better to be No Internet

  • Darius Lezama

    Darius Lezama

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Never thought i would see 1 minute ago on a Verge video

  • Udit kaushal

    Udit kaushal

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Security should be put on the forefront then other things can be considered .

  • User

    User

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    fun fact: nobody cares your first

    • BroAnarchy

      BroAnarchy

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      fun fact: . . . . . . . . . . I Do.

  • User

    User

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    fun fact: 69 people can't be first...

  • Vikram Prashanth

    Vikram Prashanth

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    👍🏽

  • Martin H

    Martin H

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    First?