He said: "Let's be absolutely clear.
Schruers's group was among 10 tech trade associations that warned in an Aug.
The California judge cited another recent case, in which the same part of federal law was found to protect Facebook from lawsuits brought by terror victims who claimed the social media giant helped groups in the Middle East, such as Hamas, by giving them.
I think that's a good and apt description.".
Senior Labour MP David Winnick said: "What came to mind.
"There's clearly a problem" as victims of sex trafficking advertised on Backpage repeatedly lose before judges who cite the federal immunity, said Yiota Souras, general counsel for the National Center for Missing Exploited Children, a non-profit group.
In one recent case, a California judge threw out charges of pimping, saying federal law shielding websites "even applies to those alleged to support the exploitation of others by human trafficking.".
Though interesting, the results from Wired are problematic.Matt Schruers, a vice president for law and policy at the Computer Communications Industry Association, a trade group with Google and Facebook as members, said Section 230 in bumper-sticker terms amounts to, "Don't Shoot the Messenger." Undermining the provision could could chill online activities,.Even in 2008, he estimates that 25 percent of prostitutes' regular clients came through Facebook (compared with only 3 percent through Craigslist).Committee chair Yvette Cooper said: "You all have a terrible reputation among users for dealing with swiftly with problems in content even against your own community standards.Compared to 2003, Facebook has exploded in the sex marketplace, taking a substantial bite out of other venues such as escort agencies, strip clubs, and Craigslist.