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Don’t Just Say Motherhood Matters, Prove It With Your Life

Clare Morell

We mothers should not choose to delegate our main responsibility of parenting our children to others for most of their waking hours.

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The Federalist / January 27, 2022

Will Congress Seize an Opportunity to Protect Children?

Clare Morell

Amid uncertainty over other Big Tech legislation, legislators should agree on reforms that make the Internet safer for minors.

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National Review Online / January 25, 2022

It’s Time for Newspapers to Get Their Fair Share

Clare Morell

Big Tech companies are monopolizing papers’ digital-ad revenue. But new litigation offers a chance to even the playing field.

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National Review Online / December 16, 2021

Reports from EPPC and Center for Renewing America on Restricting Children’s Access to Pornography

Clare Morell

EPPC and the Center for Renewing America have released two reports on how states and how Congress, respectively, can restrict children’s access to pornography online.

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The Supreme Court Should Review Section 230’s Interpretation

Clare Morell

Under current judicial precedent, Section 230 has been interpreted in a way that gives blanket immunity to internet platforms, to the point that tech companies face little or no liability from even their own wrongdoing. The proper interpretation of Section 230 is thus long overdue for review by the Supreme Court—and now there is an opportunity.

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Newsweek / November 4, 2021

Protecting Journalism From Google

Clare Morell

To protect all publishers, but especially small ones, the United States should follow Australia, which this year began using antitrust-competition laws to unlock payments big enough to help journalism survive.

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National Review Online / October 23, 2021

How Sex Trafficking Funds the Taliban and Terrorism

Clare Morell

There is a critical intersection between human trafficking and illicit finance.

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Washington Times / September 16, 2021

On Regulating Social-Media Platforms, Follow Texas, Not Florida

Clare Morell

For all its strengths — especially its legal defensibility in court — Texas’s social-media law should be applauded and replicated. Indeed, it’s high time that other states around the nation go forth and follow.

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National Review Online / September 15, 2021

Setting the Record Straight on Reining in Big Tech

Clare Morell

Big Tech companies could be treated by statute as common carriers for purposes of applying antidiscrimination principles.

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National Review Online / August 5, 2021

On Censorship, Big Tech Has It Both Ways

Clare Morell

Tech companies enjoy the privileges of common carriers without the responsibilities. State antidiscrimination laws are one promising remedy.

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The Wall Street Journal / July 30, 2021

Conservatives Agree Big Tech Is a Problem, But Split on the Right Solution

Clare Morell

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Something must be done to stop Big Tech censorship, but what? Here’s how lawmakers differ when it comes to antitrust law, Section 230 reform, and common carrier law.

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The Federalist / July 8, 2021

INTERVIEW: The Right Is Still Divided on Big Tech

Clare Morell

In an interview with National Review’s Sean-Michael Pigeon, [Clare] Morell brings up the issue of antitrust, the real harms presented by tech companies, and the possibilities (and dangers) of bipartisanship on this issue.

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National Review / June 30, 2021