The narrow rulings concluded the platforms aren’t responsible for bad people using their communication services.
There are ways to reduce abusive behavior while still protecting public safety.
In his dismissal order, the judge cited Section 230, the law protecting websites from liability for user-generated content.
Does Section 230 shield YouTube from lawsuits about recommendations? Can Twitter be forced to pay damages over the terrorists it hasn’t banned?
Gun-Maker Remington Settles with Sandy Hook Families Over Alleged Liability for Misuse of Weapon They Made
A settlement means no official legal precedent is set, but holding gun sellers responsible for crimes of gun users could harm Americans' ability to enjoy their Second Amendment rights.
CNN Shuts Down Access to Facebook Pages in Australia After Court Ruling Holding Media Outlets Liable for Commenters
This is where government demands to moderate what users say will ultimately lead.
Here’s why Section 230 is so important.
Plus: The challenges of free speech on Twitter, the case against baseball bailouts, and more...
Renewed wrangling over another relief bill has raised the possibility that Congress will pass sweeping liability protections for businesses accused of contributing to the spread of COVID-19.
Online censorship is coming, and it’s going to be bad news for everybody.
"Student safety in any activity is our primary focus."
Federal Labor Board Reverses Bad Decision that Made Corporations Responsible for Franchise Decisions
Union influence (and the pursuit of deep pockets) temporarily overruled economic literacy and common sense.
Fewer and less destructive accidents also mean lower overall liability costs
Yelp Refuses to Remove Reviews Ruled Defamatory—With Good Reason. Will California Supreme Court Agree?
The precedent-setting case could have major implications for all sorts of online publishers.
Victims can't sue government, that's the other crime
The GM bailout is a gift that keeps on giving to the company.
Driver was alleged logged into app when he struck girl
Firm says he fraudulently claimed to represent thousands of people affected by oil spill to get money
Can an airline be held liable for defamation?
Fell several hours after 9/11 terrorism attack
Sheriff's Department burned down a mobile home
Passenger killed in Oklahoma crash
Using a little known liability law
Judge tosses negligence claims, but liability and wrongful death suits remain
But the civil settlement against the defunct carrier stands
Of course, the TSA would have caught em quick
Ordered to pay $85 million
Miraculously, the court said the shooter is responsible for his own actions
State has unfunded liabilities of $83 billion.