Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

This page provides an overview of section 230 of the Communications Decency Act ("Section 230"), an important federal law that provides legal protections to operators of websites and other types of interactive computer services. This page also collects information involving Section 230 from across the Digital Media Law Project website. You will find background information on Section 230 as well as listings of recent blog posts, lawsuits, and news.

Section 230 Basics:

Of course, the list above is merely a summary of this important law. We have a lot more information on Section 230 in our legal guide. We suggest you begin by reading the page on Immunity for Online Publishers Under the Communications Decency Act or check out the resources we've compiled at the bottom of this page.

Recently Updated Threat Entries Involving Section 230

Section 230 Resources

Last updated on February 18th, 2011

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