All Blog Posts
These blog posts are written by TAP academics, TAP staff members, and on occasion by guest bloggers. TAP’s purpose for this section of the site is to present information, points of view, research, and debates directly from the academics and guest experts.
Blog Results: 12
From the First Amendment to Section 230, Eric Goldman Explains the Online Speech Law in the U.S.
Publication Date: April 19, 2023
Santa Clara University law professor Eric Goldman’s recent article, “The United States’ Approach to 'Platform' Regulation” provides an overview of online speech law in the U.S.
Court Enjoins Texas’ Attempt to Censor Social Media, and the Opinion Is a Major Development in Internet Law–NetChoice v. Paxton
Publication Date: January 18, 2022
TAP scholar Eric Goldman shares his thoughts on the latest rulings on social media censorship.
Restoring the CDA Section 230 to What It Actually Says
Publication Date: February 18, 2021
Professor Daniel Solove, George Washington University, explains why he believes Section 230 “…should be restored to its original meaning and purpose – a much more limited scope than it has now.” He discusses how recovering distributor liability would promote greater responsibility for platforms and ISPs.
New Op-Ed: People Who Understand Section 230 Actually Love It
Publication Date: January 21, 2021
Santa Clara University law professor Eric Goldman shares an op-ed piece he recently wrote that discusses Section 230 and the legislative efforts to modify or repeal it.
Want to Learn More About Section 230? A Guide to My Work
Publication Date: July 16, 2020
Professor Eric Goldman, Santa Clara High Tech Law Institute, provides a narrated and selective bibliography on Section 230.
Recap of the USDOJ’s Section 230 Roundtable
Publication Date: March 18, 2020
Professor Eric Goldman provides an overview of recent policy discussions about the future of Section 230.
Top Internet Law Developments of 2019
Publication Date: January 16, 2020
Section 230 and user-generated content are among the issues highlighted in law professor Eric Goldman’s recap of 2019’s Internet law issues.
Rehearing Briefs in Enigma Software v. Malwarebytes
Publication Date: December 17, 2019
Professor Eric Goldman, Santa Clara University, provides a look into the four amicus briefs filed in support of a panel review of the Ninth Circuit’s ruling in Enigma v. Malwarebytes. This is a Section 230(c)(2) opinion that creates significant problems for anti-spyware/spam/virus vendors.
Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2016
Publication Date: January 13, 2017
Eric Goldman, Professor of Law at Santa Clara University, provides a look back at the events that had the greatest impact on Internet law.
Ten Worst Section 230 Rulings of 2016 (Plus the Five Best)
Publication Date: January 9, 2017
Santa Clara law professor Eric Goldman highlights Section 230 rulings from the past year that have done the most to undermine the immunity from liability for providers and users of many types of interactive websites.