Moderator, panelists and their topics for "Section 230: The Origins and Future of Online Content Control and Liability in the US":

  • Andy Grosso (Moderator), Chair of USTPC’s Law Subcommittee and former Assistant US Attorney who started his law practice in Washington, DC in 1994
  • Mark Rasch, founder of the US DOJ's Computer Crime Unit and Cyber-Forensics practice and frequent media commentator: “Section 230’s structure and larger legal context”
  • Pam Samuelson, ACM Fellow, author of “Legally Speaking” columns for Communications of the ACM, and Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law and Information at the University of California, Berkeley: “Section 230’s evolution in the courts and Executive Branch”
  • Danny Weitzner, Chair of USTPC’s Digital Governance Subcommittee and Founding Director of the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative: “Section 230’s technology and policy origins, underpinnings and evolution”


USTPC Panel on Section 230 of Communications Decency Act, November 18