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Portman: NAFTA should not include full Communications Decency Act protections for ISPs

September 12, 2017
An updated NAFTA should not provide internet service providers with all of the protections now granted to them under U.S. law because those provisions inadvertently shield human traffickers, Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) said on Tuesday. Portman, speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said the U.S. should not include the full protections outlined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act -- which establishes that ISPs are not liable for content posted by third parties -- in a...


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