Ipse Dixit


Jess Miers on Section 230 and the Internet

Season 1, Ep. 293

In this episode, Jess Miers, a law student at Santa Clara University School of Law, discusses her work on Section 230 of the Communication Decency Act, intermediary liability, and content moderation. Miers begins by explaining how Section 230 works and why it was enacted. She reflects on how she became interested in Section 230 and technology policy. She describes the debate around Section 230 and whether it facilitates the harassment of women. And she explains why she enrolled in the "tech edge" program at Santa Clara. Miers blogs at CTRL-ALT-DISSENT and is on Twitter at @jess_miers. You can view her TEDx talk here and read about her Section 230 tattoo here.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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