On October 4 the U.S. Supreme Court announced it would hear a case with enormous implications for the federal content immunity accorded social media platforms.
It is the first time the Court granted certiorari in a case that will determine the extent of content immunity granted social media companies under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act — the very provision which has consistently enabled social media companies to avoid any liability for antisemitic or other forms of racist, radical extremist incitement resulting in death and injury.
The case: GONZALEZ vs. GOOGLE, has been working its way through the judicial system since 2016. CSW has served as advisers to the plaintiff’s counsel since the case was first filed.
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