Senate Passes Controversial Online Sex Trafficking Bill

The Senate passed a controversial online sex trafficking bill, sending it to President Trump’s desk over concerns from the tech industry, capping off a months-long legislative fight. The legislation, called the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), but also referred to as SESTA after the original Senate bill, would cut into the broad protections websites have from legal liability for content posted by their users.