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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

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

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

California Supreme Court Gives Yelp a Positive Review
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2018

In a closely watched case, a divided California Supreme Court ruled that a court order directing Yelp to remove defamatory posts violated section 230

California Supreme Court Ruling Immunizes Yelp from Defamatory Content Removal
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2018

Last week, the California Supreme Court ruled that Yelp, Inc. cannot be compelled by a court to remove defamatory third-party user reviews that had

Google c. Equustek: la saga continue
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2018

L’été dernier, la Cour suprême du Canada confirmait la décision de la Cour suprême de la Colombie-Britannique d’accorder une injonction interlocutoire

Online Review Website Cannot Be Forced To Remove Defamatory Posts
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • July 9 2018

The California Supreme Court ruled that an online publisher cannot not be forced by a court to remove a third-party post that was judicially

State High Court Rules Internet Publisher Can’t Be Ordered To Remove Defamatory Posts
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • July 6 2018

The Communications Decency Act (CDA)the law Congress enacted in 1996 and confirmed this past year to shield online publishers from responsibility for

California Supreme Court Affirms Broad Section 230 Immunity
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2018

In a closely watched case, the California Supreme Court on Monday confirmed it will continue to broadly interpret the immunity provided by Section