Biden administration likely to review Section 230

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Section 230 is a 25-year-old law that protects Internet companies from being held liable for what their users say online. Repealing the law is an extreme — and unlikely — option, but many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have introduced bills and pushed for change to the legislation.

“Both sides have really used Section 230 as a proxy for their anger at Big Tech,” said Jeff Kosseff, a cybersecurity law professor at the U.S. Naval Academy and the author “The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet,” a book about Section 230.

Repealing the law would almost surely have

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Police: Woman claiming to be law enforcement, member of president’s cabinet arrested at inauguration checkpoint

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A woman was arrested at a security checkpoint near Union Station in D.C. Saturday morning claiming to be a law enforcement officer, police said.

A woman was arrested at a security checkpoint near Union Station in D.C. Saturday morning claiming to be a law enforcement officer, police said.

U.S. Capitol police officers stopped the woman, identified as 63-year-old Linda MaGovern, of Connecticut, around 8:45 a.m. at a security checkpoint at First Street and Columbus Circle Northeast.

Police said MaGovern showed a military challenge coin and told officers she was a law enforcement officer and a member of the president’s cabinet.

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With law enforcement poised for weekend violence, Wisconsin Capitol stands quiet | Local Government

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Law enforcement officials gather at the Wisconsin state Capitol in anticipation of potential armed protests in Madison on Sunday. Pedestrians and joggers circled the Square, while reporters and other members of the media kept watch over the scene.




After days of preparing for potential violence, the Wisconsin state Capitol was quiet on Sunday as law enforcement officials stood guard over the grounds and journalists, pedestrians and joggers roamed the Square.

Starting with boarding up the the Capitol’s first floor windows early last week, additional security features were added to the building throughout

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FBI on scene at two Easley homes, conducting ‘authorized law enforcement activity,’ officials say

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Law enforcement officials conducted investigations at two locations in Pickens County Sunday afternoon into the evening.Donald Wood, the South Carolina spokesman for the FBI, confirmed to WYFF News 4 that they are conducting an investigation off Boxwood Lane, just outside the Easley city limits.WYFF News 4 witnessed FBI agents going in and out of a home, as well as several other agencies on scene.Wood would not elaborate on the investigation, but said they are conducting “authorized law enforcement activity.”Around 6 p.m., Wood confirmed to WYFF News 4 that FBI agents were also on scene at a home along Henry Street … Read the rest

He’s a law enforcement nightmare

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Lonnie Coffman, the man accused of driving a pickup truck filled with Molotov cocktails and other deadly weapons to the nation’s capital, lives in a brick ranch house in the backwoods of Alabama.

Coffman had no criminal record. No apparent social media accounts. And no city officials or law enforcement in the area had ever come into contact with him.

“I don’t know him, never heard of him and I haven’t heard of anybody that did know him,” said Ken Winkles, mayor of the 1,300-person town of Falkville, where Coffman’s mail is delivered.

More than 50 people have been arrested

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