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President Biden on Friday revoked former President Trump’s executive order from May 2020 targeting online censorship. Trump wanted interactive computer services such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google, among others, to be held responsible for content posted to their platforms. In Trump’s Executive Order 13925 of May 28, 2020, he wrote that the policy of the United States should be that “an internet provider be exposed to liability like any traditional editor and publisher that is not an online provider.” Trump specifically addressed Section 230 of the U.S. Code, which states: No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be held liable on account of any action voluntarily taken in good faith to restrict access to or availability of material that the provider or user considers to be obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable, whether or not such material is constitutionally protected. The term “otherwise objectionable” has given license to sites such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter to censor material they find “otherwise objectionable.”

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