Section 230 Protects Users Too – Monge v. Univ. of Pa.
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Section 230 doesn’t protect against a UGC platform’s own unlawful conduct – Fed. Trade Comm’n v. Roomster Corp
This seems like a no-brainer to anyone who understands Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act but for some reason it still hasn’t stopped defendants from making the tried and failed argument that Section 230 protects a platform from their own unlawful conduct. Plaintiffs: Federal Trade Commission, State of California, State of Colorado, State of … Continue reading Section 230 doesn’t protect against a UGC platform’s own unlawful conduct – Fed. Trade Comm’n v. Roomster Corp
Section 230, the First Amendment, and You.
What many scholars and Internet lawyers wish your knew: Dispelling common myths about Section 230 and the First Amendment.
Breaking down the DOJ Section 230 Workshop: Stuck in the Middle With You
Overview of the February, 2020 DOJ Section 230 Workshop
Section 230 is alive and well in California (for now) | Hassell v. Bird
Last week, on July 2, 2018 the Supreme Court of California overturned rulings that arguably threatened the ability for online platform users to share their thoughts and opinions freely by ruling in favor of Yelp in the hotly contested and widely watched Hassell v. Bird case. For those that aren’t familiar with the underlying facts, … Continue reading Section 230 is alive and well in California (for now) | Hassell v. Bird
The Supreme Court of the United States Denies Petition to Review the California Supreme Court’s Decision in Hassell v. Bird
SCOTUS says “Nope” to hearing whether or not Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act allows for injunctive relief.
NY District Court Swings a Bat at “The Hateful Conduct Law” – Volokh v. James
NY District Court Swings a Bat at “The Hateful Conduct Law”
Pro Se’s kitchen sink approach results in a loss – Lloyd v. Facebook
The “kitchen sink approach” isn’t an uncommon tactic by plaintiffs when it comes to filing lawsuits against platforms, but not always successful.
GoDaddy not liable for third-party snagging prior owned domain – Rigsby v. GoDaddy Inc.
A cautionary tale of why you want to ensure you’ve got your auto-renewals on, and you’re ensuring the renewal works, for your website domains if you plan on using them long term for any purpose.
California Assembly Bill 1678 designed to protect against age discrimination gets tagged by Ninth Circuit on First Amendment grounds: IMDb.com, Inc. v. Becerra
Summary of 9th Circ. Court of Appeals June 19, 2020 ruling in IMDb.com, Inc. v. Becerra.
Facebook’s Terms of Service set jurisdiction for litigation – We Are the People, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc.
A common mistake, and arguably a waste of time, is to attempt to bring a breach of contract litigation in a jurisdiction other than the jurisdiction that the contract states. Years ago I wrote an article about the importance of boilerplate terms. One of the very first points I discuss is choice of law/choice of … Continue reading Facebook’s Terms of Service set jurisdiction for litigation – We Are the People, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc.
It’s hard to find caselaw to support your claims when you have none – Wilson v. Twitter
Brief overview of Wilson v. Twitter, Civil Action No. 3:20-0054 (S.D. W.Va. 2020)
The Ugly Side of Reputation Management: What Attorneys and Judges Need to Know
Red flags: What attorneys and judges need to know about bogus case and court order schemes.
From the #MoronFiles | Can’t Read or Lazy as F*ck?
The problem with dabblers…
So You Want to Run a Website: Common Risks When Hosting Third-Party Content
It seems like EVERYONE today has a website. Whether it be a personal blog to a full scale business – websites are how people “find” and often “interact” with you today. However, just like any business, it doesn’t come without risk. This article will address a few of the most common areas where a website … Continue reading So You Want to Run a Website: Common Risks When Hosting Third-Party Content