WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Federal Communications
Commission chairman Ajit Pai said Thursday the agency will move
forward to set new rules to clarify the meaning of a key legal
protection for social media companies.
U.S. President Donald Trump in May directed the U.S.
Commerce Department to file a petition with the FCC seeking to
curb legal protections for social media companies over a
provision known as "Section 230." Pai said the FCC's general
counsel said the agency "has the legal authority to interpret
(Reporting by David Shepardson)