The US president previously criticised Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act, which provides legal protection for technology companies over content from third parties and users. According to him, it is a “liability shielding gift” for “Big Tech”, who is attempting to impose censorship on its users.

The tweet follows a statement by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe. The Republican senator told the press that a measure to repeal Section 230 would not be included in the new defence spending bill, noting that he had warned the president about it.



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