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EARN IT Act seeks to hinge Section 230 protections on compliance with best practices

A bill introduced with bipartisan backing, the Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020,[1]  proposes to tie Section 230 protections under the Communications Decency Act of 1996 to compliance with a set of guidelines established by an appointed committee, the National Commission on Online Child Sexual Exploitation Prevention.[2] The commission will be reportedly made up of the heads of the Justice Department, the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Trade Commission, as well as members appointed by Congress.

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