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/>Fight for the Future has unveiled a new website and campaign to Save Free Speech Online: SaveOnlineFreeSpeech.org. The website helps you make a comment on the public record against President Trump’s most recent plan to destroy free speech online. Last year, President Trump unveiled a plan to bring a damaging dark veil of censorship to the internet with his “Censor the Internet” executive order. The order wishes to gut Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA 230) which has long been the cornerstone of free speech on the internet because it provides immunity to platforms for things posted online. In the blackhole that would result from a diminished CDA 230, President Trump would call on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to start enforcing the popular censorship flavor of the week instead of letting platforms police themselves.
Fight for the Future’s deputy director Evan Greer commented in a press release announcing the timely campaign:
“President Trump’s executive order to blow up Section 230 and censor the Internet is deeply silly and blatantly violates the First Amendment.”
“[…] but it’s just one among a series of similarly nonsensical proposals that would kill off …
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