9th Circ. Told To Hear Justice Thomas On Big Tech Immunity
Law360 (October 22, 2020, 6:45 PM EDT) -- Terrorist attack victims who are suing Google over ISIS videos uploaded on YouTube urged the Ninth Circuit to consider Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' call for limits on Big Tech's immunity from liability for third parties' content posted on their platforms.
In response to the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to review a case over whether security software company Malwarebytes Inc. can be sued by a rival for flagging its products as being unsafe for users, Justice Thomas said earlier this month that it's time to rein in technology companies' liability shield. Lower courts have been interpreting the law too broadly and allowing...
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