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Posting Service Entitled to Broad Immunity Under CDA
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2017

The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit agreed with the district court that posting service immunity under the Communications Decency Act (CDA

Social Links: Proposed legislation to outlaw “catfishing” & protect young Web users; blockchain technology’s impact on marketing
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • November 28 2017

The government in Indonesia has warned the world’s biggest social media providers that they risk being banned in that country if they don’t block

2017 Year in Review of Internet Companies’ Protection from Liability for Users’ Sexual Trafficking Content: The Courts Gave but Congress (May) Take (Some) Away
  • Butler Snow LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2017

At the beginning of this year, internet companies found strengthened protection from liability for users’ sexual trafficking content thanks to the U.S

YouTube Protected by CDA Immunity over Claims That It Provided Material Support to Terrorists
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2017

Following the reasoning of several past decisions, a California district court dismissed claims against Google under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA), 18

California Court Holds That Orders Demanding Global De-indexing Threaten Free Speech
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • Canada
  • November 13 2017

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a lower court order ordering Google to de-index a website from its global search results. In its

California Court Enjoins Canadian Court’s Global De-listing Order to Google as Contrary to CDA
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2017

In a decision that sets up a potential international comity showdown, a California district court granted Google’s request for a preliminary

Google LLC v. Equustek Solutions Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • November 2 2017

On Google’s motion for preliminary injunction, district court enjoins enforcement of Canadian court order requiring Google to delist search results

Regulating Hate Speech?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • USA, European Union, Ireland
  • September 13 2017

Hate speech, and the role played by internet services providers, such as social media companies, in its regulation, has been the subject of much

UGC Uncertainty Consternation Continues
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2017

In April 2017, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals startled online service providers that allow users to post content (known as UGC, or user-generated

What is hate exactly?
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2017

That is an admittedly philosophical question. But it's one an Alabama federal court may be wrestling with soon. An organization called Coral Ridge