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The tech industry doesn’t want this anti-sex trafficking bill to pass

The “Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act” is a piece of bipartisan legislation drafted to hold websites more accountable for illegal sex activity that takes place online. The tech industry is against the legislation because it’s looking out for its own interests, and it’s wary of giving up legal protections it has enjoyed for the past 20 years.

Past court decisions have upheld Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which has protected websites like Backpage.com from claims of liability for sex trafficking that takes place through its site. The authors of this new legislation argue that Section 230 wasn’t meant to protect sites like Backpage that enable sex trafficking. …

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