MySpace Found Not Liable For Sexual Assault

Law360, New York (July 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- MySpace Inc. cannot be held liable when minors are sexually assaulted by adults they met on its Web site because the social networking Web server is immune under the Communications Decency Act, a California appeals court has affirmed.

In a ruling handed down Tuesday, the Court of Appeal of the State of California's Second Appellate District affirmed a ruling for MySpace in a consolidated action brought by four “Julie Does,” aged 13 to 15, who sued the site for negligence, gross negligence and strict product liability...
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