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Ninth Circuit Tells Online Services: Section 230 Isn't For You

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Mar 15, 2019 6:30 PM 1+ mon ago

Ninth Circuit Tells Online Services: Section 230 Isnt For You

Section 230 looks still intact for "users", The Public, with their opinions. -- However, will be another loss for Masnick when the exact case comes up over whether "platforms" are authorized to control The Public's speech / access for opinions. The arbitrary "deplatforming" will be ruled illegal: it's simply not the purpose of Section 230 to make "platforms" immune AND empower them to censor.

Notice-and-takedown for defamation would work fine, particularly because those who do the defaming wouldn't be so quick to waive service of a lawsuit, and therefore won't counter the notice.

What do you mean by "like" Prodigy, and what services that are "not like" Prodigy do you suppose Congress didn't intend to protect with this definition?

"The term "interactive computer service" means any information service, system, or access software provider that provides or enables computer access by multiple users to ...

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Dynamex Strikes the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Dynamex Strikes the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

jdsupra.com     3+ week ago

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently remanded a case, Haitayan v. 7-Eleven, Inc., to the federal district court to reconsider its ruling in light of the California Supreme C...

Divided Ninth Circuit Rejects Standing for Plaintiffs Alleging Inaccurate Credit Reports

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jdsupra.com     3+ week ago

On Monday, a divided panel of the Ninth Circuit rejected what is perhaps the most common allegation asserted by plaintiffs as a way of achieving standing under FCRA: that, as a res...

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techradar.com     3+ week ago

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Section 230 Can't Save Snapchat From Lawsuit Involving Its 'Speed Filter'

techdirt.com     10+ mon ago

from the lawsuit-will-just-have-be-dismissed-for-other-reasons-then dept Section 230 of the CDA gave us the internet we know today. It has allowed hundreds of tech companies and dozens of social med...

Nancy Pelosi warns tech companies that Section 230 is    in jeopardy

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techcrunch.com     1+ week ago

In a new interview with Recode, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made some notable comments on what by all accounts is the most important law underpinning the modern internet as we know ...

New Paper: Why Section 230 Is Better Than The First Amendment

New Paper: Why Section 230 Is Better Than The First Amendment

techdirt.com     2+ day ago

We've talked a lot over the years about the importance of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) in helping to create and enable the internet and all of the free speec...

Stop Saying That Section 230 Was A Gift To Internet Companies

Stop Saying That Section 230 Was A 'Gift To Internet Companies'

techdirt.com     3+ day ago

Saying that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA 230) is a "gift" to internet companies that should be taken away because some people use the internet badly is like s...

Ninth Circuit Says No, You Fucking May Not Arrest A Bunch Of Middle School Students To 'Prove A Point'

techdirt.com     7+ mon ago

from the Lack-Of-Respect-(Misdemeanor) dept The Ninth Circuit Appeals Court has upheld the stripping of immunity from a school resource officer who clearly viola...

Section 230 Holds On As Grindr Gets To Use It As A Defense

Section 230 Holds On As Grindr Gets To Use It As A Defense

techdirt.com     3+ week ago

It's not really possible to predict the outcome of a court case. No matter how convinced you are that things look to be heading one way, there are still a zillion ways things can t...


Victory! Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Latest Threat to Section 230

Victory! Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Latest Threat to Section 230

eff.org     1+ week ago

In a victory for online freedom of expression, the Second Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a dangerous lawsuit that would threaten to undercut what makes the Internet an essen...

Why online multiplayer isnt for everybody

n4g.com     8+ mon ago

Oliver_Twist10h ago(Edited 10h ago) That's fine. My prob' is with people that attempt to downplay MP because it's not there preferred mode. They've ...

The death of Section 230

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reason.com     1+ week ago

Our News Roundup leads with the long, slow death of Section 230 immunity. Nick Weaver explains why he thinks social media's pursuit of engagement has led to a poisonous online envi...

Ninth Circuit withdraws Altera opinion

thetaxadviser.com     8+ mon ago

Ninth Circuit withdraws Altera opinion By Alistair M. Nevius, J.D. Related Altera Corp. case ( Altera Corp., No. 16-70496 (9th Cir. 8/7/18) (opinion withdrawn)). The order announcing the...

Ninth Circuit withdraws Altera opinion

journalofaccountancy.com     8+ mon ago

Ninth Circuit withdraws Altera opinion By Alistair M. Nevius, J.D. Related Altera Corp. case ( Altera Corp., No. 16-70496 (9th Cir. 8/7/18) (opinion withdrawn)). The order announcing the...

Ninth Circuit Assigns OTMR Petition

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jdsupra.com     2+ week ago

As DWT previously reported, in August, the FCC released its Third Report and Order and Declaratory Ruling ("August Order") in its wireline and wireless infrastructure dockets (WC D...

Chief justice rebukes Trump for slamming Ninth Circuit

video.foxnews.com     4+ mon ago

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Nintendo isnt offering enough with their online service

n4g.com     7+ mon ago

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The Ninth Circuit Stands Up For Second Amendment Rights

thetruthaboutguns.com     8+ mon ago

The Ninth Circuit Stands Up For Second Amendment Rights courtesy thinkprogress.com and AP The author of the majority opinion, Judge Diarmuid O Scannlain, walks the reader through a comprehensive ...

4 Cases That Show the Scope of Services, Speech, and Conduct Protected by Section 230

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reason.com     2+ mon ago

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Ninth Circuit Court Rules on Border Wall

freerepublic.com     4+ mon ago

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video.foxnews.com     4+ mon ago

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Ninth Circuit turns down Montgomery   s 2 petitions

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saipantribune.com     2+ day ago

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied yesterday two petitions for rehearing of a motion for sentence reduction requested by former businessman Bert Douglas Montgom...

Donald Trump Slams Ninth Circuit Judge for Blocking Border Enforcement

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breitbart.com     1+ week ago

President Donald Trump criticized a San Francisco judge for blocking his policy to require migrants requesting asylum to remain in Mexico, rather than be released into the United S...

Ninth Circuit Appeals Court Grants More Protections for Asylum Seekers

freerepublic.com     1+ mon ago

This is why Trump should not have signed the govt funding bill. If the system is going to rot the nation, then no sense in feeding it. Also I always felt if the shutdown happened again, then we would...

UFC 230 live stream online

mmafighting.com     5+ mon ago

MMA Fighting Daniel Cormier and Derrick Lewis will meet in the UFC 230 main event Saturday. Watch UFC 230 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the ...

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