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Tech industry defends internet liability protections in USMCA as Pelosi pushes for removal

December 5, 2019 at 2:12 PM
A major industry group representing big tech companies is defending the inclusion of language in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement that would shield tech companies from liability for user-created content -- language House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other lawmakers want removed. “Failing to include intermediary liability protections -- which have been a part of U.S. law for two decades -- in USMCA would negatively impact the countless small businesses and entrepreneurs that use online platforms to export and advertise their businesses,”...

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