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E&C Announces Additional Details for Hearing on Online Content Moderation and Section 230

Oct 9, 2019
Press Release

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) announced today that the Communications and Technology and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittees will hold a joint hearing on Wednesday, October 16, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building entitled “Fostering a Healthier Internet to Protect Consumers.”

On September 26, Pallone, Doyle and Schakowsky announced the Subcommittees’ intention to hold a joint hearing exploring online content moderation practices and whether consumers are adequately protected under current law, including the protections Congress granted in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.   

Information for this hearing, including the Committee Memorandum, witness list and testimony, and a live webcast, will be posted HERE as they become available.