Strike Down Section 230, Break Up the Giants—Can Anything Rein In Big Tech?

Cindy Drukier
By Cindy Drukier
November 19, 2022The Nation Speaks

Most people think Big Tech has too much power, according to almost every survey conducted on the topic. So, what can be done about it? That’s where opinions divide.

Mike Davis, founder and president of the Internet Accountability Project, says Congress has a golden bipartisan opportunity right now to break up the tech titans. He calls anti-trust the “silver bullet” to solve censorship complaints too. He also supports repealing Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, but that’s a harder nut to crack.

But Andrew Selepak, professor of social media at the University of Florida, says the problem is a lot more complex than that. Breaking up Big Tech isn’t so easy and repealing 230 would be a dystopian disaster.

Then on the heels of the midterm elections, in America Q&A, we ask: Do you think it’s possible for elections to be completely free of cheating or corruption?

Finally, in our second America Q&A: What do you know about nanotechnology?

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