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SESTA becomes law after new requirement assures tech firms

The controversial Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act of 2017 was signed into law in the US in April 2018. Michelle W. Cohen, Member at Ifrah PLLC and Member of the Digital Business Lawyer Editorial Board, provides background to the Law, which despite its aims to combat the promotion of sex trafficking online initially raised objections from large digital businesses due to concerns about the watering down of the protections for online platforms provided in Section 230 of the US Communications Act.

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