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FOSTA: The New Anti-Sex-Trafficking Legislation May Not End the Internet, But It’s Not Good Law Either

For the first time in twenty years, FOSTA carves out a statutory exception in technology companies’ immunity for third-party content under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.


EDNY Dismisses Suits Against Facebook on Hamas Attacks

Today, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook liable for the use of its platform to coordinate and encourage violent attacks by users linked to Hamas in 2015, holding that Facebook was protected from liability under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The opinion grants Facebook's motion to dismiss in two cases, Cohen v. Facebook and Force v.

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