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FOSTA Signed into Law, Amends CDA Section 230 to Allow Enforcement against Online Providers for Knowingly Facilitating Sex Trafficking

Today, the President signed H.R. 1865, the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017” (commonly known as “FOSTA”).  The law is intended to limit the immunity provided under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (“CDA Section 230”) for online services that knowingly host third-party content that promotes or facilitates … Continue Reading

YouTube Protected by CDA Immunity over Claims That It Provided Material Support to Terrorists

UPDATE: In June 2021, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of claims in the Gonzalez case, mostly on § 230 grounds. Subsequently, on October 3, 2022, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Gonzalez (see our follow-up post). UPDATE:  In a subsequent opinion, the court dismissed the plaintiffs’ third amended complaint. (See Gonzalez v. Google, Inc., 335 F.Supp.3d 1156 … Continue Reading
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