What Happens if the Law Starts Treating Facebook and Twitter Like Traditional Publishers?
The little-known provision that empowers tech companies to experiment with new ways of imposing and enforcing norms on new sites of discourse could be changed.
Joshua Geltzer is a future of war fellow at Arizona State University. He is writing a book exploring challenges associated with modern communications technologies such as social media platforms, file-upload sites, and Internet search engines. He is the executive director and visiting professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection.