Zeran v. AOL Section 230 Legal Fight Led To Big Tech : The Indicator from Planet Money How one man's legal fight turned 26 ambiguous words from a 1996 law into the shield big tech companies use today. This key part of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is at the heart of two cases being argued this week before the Supreme Court.

This episode originally came out in April 2021.

The 26 Words That Made The Internet What It Is (Encore)

The 26 Words That Made The Internet What It Is (Encore)

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This episode originally came out in April 2021.

How one man's legal fight turned 26 ambiguous words from a 1996 law into the shield big tech companies use today. This key part of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is at the heart of two cases being argued this week before the Supreme Court.


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