I'm almost certain Section 230 applies to VoIP carriers, doesn't it?

The issue with Section 230 is not disinformation, it’s child porn, fraud, gore, harassment, etc.

There is no way to hire enough moderators to proactively delete every violating post, but some effort should be made.

I actually don’t know what is Section 230 lol

“Internet services can refuse to take down child porn, fraud, harassment, drug deals, and other illegal content with no repercussions”

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I would like to bleach my eyes after reading that

That’s a little unfair. More like “Internet Services cannot be held liable for child porn, fraud, harassment, etc. where customers have used their service to facilitate the crime.” It does protect some carriers from choosing to do business with these types however.

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Yes, that is indeed the case, they cannot be held liable for their customers doing that, nor do they have any requirement to stop their customers from doing it when it’s reported to them.

It sucks that companies like Onvoy can keep providing scammers with telephone service, or that sites like Reddit, Twitter and 4Chan can continue to get away with their separate toxicities, but if companies were held liable for customer content and actions, even forums like this one would be far too dangerous to the owners to host. Imagine if every victim of a Craigslist scam could sue Craigslist, or if the MPAA could hold Comcast or AT&T liable for movie piracy. Or hell, what if you could sue your ISP for every scam email you received!

Voip carriers are considered to be a utility, yes. Youtube is flirting with the line and crossing into a publisher by banning creators and consumers political opinions and wrongthink.

S.230 applies to both because it regulates both utilities and publishers. Utilities are not liable for things occurring on their platform, while publishers (news organisations, etc.) are.

They do have an obligation to comply with any laws that prohibit material from public view, but they don’t have to respond to a “casual” onlooker complaining about something they think is illegal. Many online services will wait until an Official Agency or Watch Group tells them they must remove the material in question. Once they have been informed by an authoritive entity, they will comply or face the consequences that can be imposed on them.

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Yes, well, that is a different problem. What if they were required to review reports and held accountable if they refuse to review them?