Jared Sine, chief legal officer for Match Group Inc., a Dallas-based firm that owns Match.com, Tinder, OkCupid and other online dating apps, spoke in favor of a controversial bill Wednesday that would hold tech firms liable for failing to prevent the spread of child porn on their platforms. 

The proposed bipartisan legislation, known as the EARN IT Act, “is a serious attempt to tackle big, complex societal issues created by the internet,” Sine said during a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting. 

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