EARN IT Act (2023)

Issue: Free Expression

Latest Action: Senate Judiciary committee ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. on May 3, 2023

The EARN IT Act allows federal and state governments to prosecute, and victims to sue, a site or service if CSAM is uploaded onto the platform. While the prevention of CSAM is a worthy goal, under the EARN IT Act, a platform may become legally liable for any uploads of illegal content, no matter how aggressively they work to block it.

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Read the Bill: US S 1207 US HR 2732
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Bill Status
  • Introduced
  • Passed First Committee
  • Passed First Chamber
  • Passed Both Committees
  • Passed Both Chambers
  • Enacted

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