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Lighthizer declines to testify before House panel on Communications Decency Act

October 10, 2019 at 4:40 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has declined a House Energy and Commerce Committee invitation to testify next week about the trade implications of a provision in the Communications Decency Act that protects internet service providers and other companies that host third-party content, according to a committee spokesman. “As we explore whether consumers are adequately protected by platforms’ content moderation practices and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, it’s extremely disappointing that Ambassador Lighthizer would refuse to testify before our...

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