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Section 230 supporters turn on it, its critics rely on it. Up is down, black is white in the crazy world of US law

SundogUK Silver badge

You can only sue the paper if the lie is theirs. You cannot sue them if they carry an advert which contains a lie. This is the point of section 230.

The real issue is that Facebook (and Twitter etc.) claim section 230 immunity but are clearly capable of policing viewpoints they don't like.

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