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Communications Decency Act Shields Facebook from Anti-Terrorism Act Liability
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

The "Good Samaritan" (which is the statutory language used by Congress) provision of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 (CDA, codified at 47 U.S


Maintain immunity under the Communications Decency Act MCLE
  • Buchalter
  • USA
  • May 26 2017

What should you do if users start using your client’s website to post hateful, obscene or defamatory comments and images? User-posted content can


IP and Tech Law Alert: The Limits of Internet Service Provider Immunity: Continued Uncertainty and New Litigation in the Wake of the Supreme Court's Denial of Certiorari in Doe v. Backpage.com
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

Enacted in 1996, at a time when e-commerce was in its infancy, the Communications Decency Act (CDA) was the first notable attempt by the United States


Hard Facts Make Bad Law - The High School Version
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

The firing of a high school football coach in Mississippi, which is no doubt a big deal in and of itself, became a bigger deal when the coach filed a


Job sites have some explaining to do
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2017

The headline is not just a quote from Ricky Ricardo on “I Love Lucy.” It’s a summary of what several online job sites are facing in Illinois. Lisa


Things They Never Taught You in Law School
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2017

I try not to be the kind of guy who piles on, but I saw this piece in Techdirt, and I couldn’t resist commenting on it. Apparently a recent


Snapchat Clocks Section 230 Win in Speed Filter Case
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2017

We have been monitoring a trend of cases narrowing the immunity provided to website operators under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act


Is social media liable for international terror?
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

A lawsuit filed in a Michigan federal court is seeking to hold Twitter, Facebook, and Google liable for the deadly shootings last year at the Pulse


2016: The Year in Review
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2016

In case you missed it, here are some notable items from 2016 concerning sweepstakes, contests, and related promotional matters: Influencers, Native


In a Rough Year for CDA 230, Manchanda v. Google Provides Comfort to Website Operators
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2016

As we noted in our recent post on the Ninth Circuit case Kimzey v. Yelp! Inc., in the right circumstances, Section 230 of the Communications Decency