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Statement On Justice Thomas’s Comments Regarding Section 230

Washington, DC – IA Deputy Counsel Elizabeth Banker issued the following statement on in response to Justice Clarence Thomas’s statement respecting the denial of certiorari in Malwarebytes, Inc. v. Enigma Software:

“The plain language of Section 230, and decades of case law, empower online platforms to make their services safe for users and delete harmful, dangerous, and illegal content. The interpretation of Section 230 presented by Justice Thomas, and not the entire court, would create an inferior, less safe online experience for all.”