Suit Links Twitter, Facebook, Google To Pulse Shooting
Law360, Miami (December 20, 2016, 7:50 PM EST) -- Family members of three victims of the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, have brought a lawsuit in federal court in Michigan against Twitter, Facebook and Google, claiming the companies' social media tools facilitated terror group ISIS' radicalization of shooter Omar Mateen.
The 51-page complaint, filed Monday by relatives of victims Tevin Eugene Crosby, Javier Jorge-Reyes and Juan Ramon Guerrero, alleges that the tech giants provided material support to terror groups by knowingly allowing them to use their social media sites to recruit, raise funds, spread propaganda and carry out terrorist operations, including the June 12 attack that...
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