Internet Freedom

Justices Confused by Plaintiff’s Argument in Section 230 Case

This week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Gonzalez v. Google, a case with the potential to fundamentally change how the internet works. Many pundits had anticipated that the Court would use the case to re-evaluate the liability shield for most websites hosting user-generated content that was established by Section 230 of the Communications Act in 1996.

U.S. CTO Advocates for American-European Cooperation at Web Summit

On November 7, Michael Kratsios, Chief Technology Officer of the United States, spoke at the annual Web Summit in Lisbon. The four-day event featured some of the most influential leaders in the tech industry, including representatives from the private and public sector.

End Duplicative Taxes Online

Since technology is advancing at such a rapid pace and we are becoming more and more interconnected through the internet, Congress needs to ensure that single transactions online aren’t taxed multiple times.

Future of Internet Freedom at Risk Over Potential American Surrender of ICANN

In March, the United States Department of Commerce released a statement, which indicated the organization would begin to relinquish its longstanding role as safe keeper of internet freedom.   If the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) surrenders this governance, Internet freedom will be at risk on a global scale.