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Internet Association Urges Trump To Preserve Protections For Web Sites

Silicon Valley is pressing President-elect Donald Trump to uphold the Communications Decency Act and other laws that shield Web companies from liability based on users' activities. “Threats of excessive liability can transform internet service providers and companies, which often lack the knowledge necessary to make legal decisions about the nature of content, into enforcement agents that block user content and make the web less free, innovative, and collaborative,” the trade group Internet Association writes in an open letter to Trump.

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