Another Failed Lawsuit Over Trump’s Deplatforming–Rutenberg v. Twitter

…that [Twitter] engaged in state action when the company moderated or suspended the former President’s Twitter account” because… there wasn’t a sufficient nexus between Twitter and the government. Twitter made…

COVID Skeptic Loses Lawsuit Over Account Terminations–Hart v. Facebook

…documents transform private action into state action. These documents are issued annually by the thousands and do not secretly transform large swathes of the private sector into state actors. Also,…

Twitter Defeats Trump’s Deplatforming Lawsuit–Trump v. Twitter

…applicable legal standards are malleable, “the facts alleged in the amended complaint are not nearly enough for plaintiffs to proceed on a state action theory.” With respect to legislative jawboning:…

Account Suspension Lawsuit Against Twitter Survives Motion to Dismiss–Berenson v. Twitter

…way suggest that these actors’ alleged deletion of plaintiffs’ posts on their platform was conduct by or for a state government.” Selected Posts About State Action Claims Another Failed Lawsuit…

Another Failed Lawsuit Over Facebook’s Content Removals–Brock v. Zuckerberg

Facebook allegedly removed 30+ of the plaintiff’s posts. The plaintiff sued Facebook for constitutional violations and other claims. The district court dismissed the lawsuit. The Second Circuit affirms. State Action….

Section 230 Survives Yet Another Constitutional Challenge–Huber v. Biden

…mere acquiescence by private entities to the government’s encouragement of broad policy is sufficient to establish state action would thereby effectively conscript private actors into service as governmental agents subject…

Another Court Says Facebook Isn’t a State Actor–McWaters v. Houston

…in policing the content of its forum posts, Facebook nevertheless is a private entity and does not engage in state action. As a result, the Fourteenth Amendment provides no recourse…

Another Anti-Vaxxer Jawboning Lawsuit Fails–ICAN v. YouTube

…Trust–Cameron Atkinson v. Facebook Section 230 Ends Demonetized YouTuber’s Lawsuit–Lewis v. Google Selected Related Posts About State Action Claims The First Amendment Protects Twitter’s Fact-Checking and Account Suspension Decisions–O’Handley v….

The First Amendment Protects Twitter’s Fact-Checking and Account Suspension Decisions–O’Handley v. Padilla

…suspension. The court rejects all of O’Handley’s claims. Twitter as a State Actor. “Twitter is a private entity….O’Handley knows this.” To get around the state action bar, O’Handley argued that…

One More Time: Facebook Isn’t a State Actor–Atkinson v. Facebook

…legal arguments for censoring Internet services. The Ninth Circuit breezily rejected the arguments in an unpublished (and unfortunately not especially well-written) memo opinion issued without oral argument: State Action. Atkinson…