Section 230 Beyond Borders

Comparative Intermediary Liability in the U.S., E.U., and Brazil - Part II

The event, presented by the ABA International Law Section, Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Rights Committee, hosted panelists to discuss their views on two prominent bills proposing to reform Section 230, a critical legislation providing intermediary liability that underpins the success of the Internet. These bills to be discussed are the Platform Accountability and Consumer Transparency Act (or “PACT Act”) and the Safeguarding Against Fraud, Exploitation, Threats, Extremism, and Consumer Harms Act (or “SAFE TECH Act”).

Speakers include:

  • Katie Watson Jordan, Internet Society
  • Emma Briant, Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, New York)
  • Kristian Stout, International Center for Law and Economics (Portland, Oregon)

Moderator: Daniel McGlynn, SolAero Technologies Corp. (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Read Katie’s thought piece on How to Make Sure Section 230 Reforms Don’t Harm the Foundation of the Internet.

Date and Time

13:00 ET (UTC+4)

Friday 30 April 2021