Blog


Enable States and Victims to Fight on the web Intercourse Trafficking Act (FOSTA): Senate Passes Bill generating Online Platforms accountable for Third-Party information Enabling Illegal Sex-Trafficking

Enable States and Victims to Fight on the web Intercourse Trafficking Act (FOSTA): Senate Passes Bill generating Online Platforms accountable for Third-Party information Enabling Illegal Sex-Trafficking

By Zeynep Ulku Kahveci – Edited by Lauren Beck

On March 21, 2018, The Senate Passed “FOSTA,” otherwise known since the “Allow States and Victims to Fight on line Sex Trafficking Act.” H.R. 1865, 115th Cong. (2018). FOSTA creates an exception to area 230 for the Communications Decency Act (“CDA”), which offers web sites immunity for content posted by 3rd parties.

Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Missouri), introduced the bill on 3 rd , 2017 april. In February, it passed your house with 388 votes in favor and 25 votes against. The other day, FOSTA cleared the Senate, making 97 votes in benefit and just 2 votes against.

FOSTA produces liability for third-party content on websites“that promote or facilitate unlawfully prostitution and internet sites that facilitate traffickers in advertising the sale of illegal intercourse functions with intercourse trafficking victims.” Numerous observers highlight the chilling impact the act will have on online message. Read the rest of this entry »

Copyright © 2011 Howard Schoor Comanies

Powered by WordPress | Entries (RSS)

Web Design & Search Engine Optimization - Jennings IT LLC