The Trump administration drafted an executive order to censor the internet


CNN has obtained a draft of an executive order that could potentially censor huge portions of the internet. In an attempt to stop a perceived “bias” against conservatives, Trump’s plan attempts to strip certain protections from companies like Facebook and Twitter, particularly those protected under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA). Although it’s still in its early stages, and subject to change, the details it contains are a paradox that involve fighting censorship with more censorship. Part of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the CDA sought to regulate pornographic material on the internet. Section 230, also known as Title…

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