Kristian Stout on the JCPA

Silicon Valley View Original Source – ICLE Director of Innovation Policy Kristian Stout was quoted by in a story about the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act. You can read full piece here.

Kristian Stout, director of innovation policy at the International Center for Law and Economics, a nonprofit policy think tank, points to two key concerns. The anti-retaliation provision would likely face free-speech court challenges from platforms arguing they can’t be forced to publish material they object to. There also are fair-use doctrines that protect creative content but allow sharing of information.

“These bills run right up against the First Amendment,” Stout said. “I don’t see how they survive in court.”