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  • US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will veto a major annual defense bill unless Congress repeals a federal law protecting Internet companies like Facebook and Google, otherwise known as Section 2 30.

  • The law protects the tech giants from being held liable for user posted content.

  • Trump's threat to veto the National Defense Authorization Act is his latest attack on big tech companies over unproven allegations that they stifle conservative voices.

  • But congressional aides have expressed doubt that Trump will actually reject the legislation.

  • The sweeping $740 billion N.

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  • Decides the annual policy and budget for the Department of Defense.

  • It's been passed every year for nearly six decades.

  • One of the few major pieces of legislation seen as a must pass.

  • It governs everything from pay raises for the troops to aircraft purchases, as well as how to best compete with rivals like Russia and China.

  • Earlier this year, the Democrat led House and Republican controlled Senate passed different versions of the bill.

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will veto a major annual defense bill unless Congress repeals a federal law protecting Internet companies like Facebook and Google, otherwise known as Section 2 30.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/03
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