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Facebook and Employers Are Subject to Gender Bias Employment Complaint
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

Several women and the Communications Workers of America have brought an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint against Facebook and

Sen. Warner Proposes Reforms Aimed at Social Media Companies
  • Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

In the wake of recent congressional hearings on Russia's use of social media to interfere in U.S. elections, the Senate Select Committee on

Warner white paper floats far-ranging privacy proposals
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2018

The convergence of the General Data Protection Regulation and the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election has created a perfect

The President v. Tech
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2018

According to a recent tweet, President Trump is apparently under that impression that Google “rigs” search results to suppress “voice of

Internet Controls Thwarting Terrorism or Silencing Dissent?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2018

When the internet exploded beyond the early confines of US military and academic communications in the late-1990s, the US Congress believed that the

Section 230 Survives to Fight Another Day Following California Supreme Court Decision
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2018

As we have noted previously, the California Court of Appeal’s Hassell v. Bird decision in 2016 upholding an injunction requiring Yelp to remove

In a Divided Opinion, California Supreme Court Squashes End Run around CDA Immunity That Sought to Compel a Non-Party Online Platform to Remove Defamatory Content
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

In a closely-followed dispute, the California Supreme Court vacated a lower court order, based upon a default judgment in a defamation action, which

The internet and instant outrage
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

I saw two pieces recently that perhaps encapsulate our current culture’s desire for public shaming better than ever. The first was this Gizmodo

Data Privacy Detective Podcast - Episode 24 - Internet Review Sites and Free Expression
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • July 26 2018

When Congress enacted the Communications Decency Act of 1996, the internet was an infant. Prevailing sentiment was to let it expand with minimal

Is Any Press Really Good Press? California Supreme Court Rules on Fate of Defamatory Yelp Reviews
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2018

In a decision that differentiated between online speaker and content channel, the California Supreme Court recently held that popular online review