Trump says military will be deployed if needed to stop the riots
President Trump says while he is a leader of law and order and supports safe protesting, he will not tolerate anarchists who use George Floyd’s death as a vehicle to drive their own agendas.
Part of a 1996 Internet law is now at the center of a debate over social media companies' power after President Trump signed an executive order in May that could remove some of their liability protections if they engage in "selective censorship" harmful to national discourse.
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Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act states that "No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider."
FACEBOOK WORKERS STAGE 'VIRTUAL PROTEST' OVER CONTROVERSIAL TRUMP: REPORT
It has been pivotal in the rise of today's social media by allowing not only Internet service providers but also Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and others to be shielded from liability from content posted on their platforms by third parties in most cases.
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