The Electronic Frontier Foundation and Craigslist founder Craig Newmark want more people to know how important Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA 230) is in protecting free speech on the Internet.

To that end, the EFF and Newmark’s craigconnects initiative released this infographic to highlight the importance of the federal law.

Newmark said in a release, “This law helps protect free speech online. It’s made a huge contribution to the explosion of innovation and expression online, and we need it.”

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