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The Controversial FOSTA-SESTA Bill and Why We Need it

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The Controversial FOSTA-SESTA Bill and Why We Need it

(Image by Volkan Olmez)   On April 11, 2018, President Trump signed into law the long awaited and fought for FOSTA-SESTA bills, which amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. From now on, any websites that aids the facilitation of online commercial sex trafficking will be held accountable. This, certainly, is a win for our nation’s history. However, when I took to the internet for a victory lap, I was surprised by the onslaught of criticism and lack of empathy for the many victims that, at last were being recognized. There has been countless cries for the rights of...

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