Chamber Joins In Opposition Of Sex Trafficking Bill

Law360, Washington (August 11, 2017, 7:24 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has joined a growing list of powerful groups opposing a bill designed to hold internet companies accountable for not doing enough to combat child sex trafficking facilitation on their sites.

The nation’s highest spending lobbying organization said in a letter sent to senators on Wednesday that it wants to help fight trafficking but fears the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act would gut protections provided by the Communications Decency Act’s Section 230 that bar liability for third-party content posted to web platforms....
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