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 The Ninth Circuit breezily rejected the arguments in an unpublished (and unfortunately not especially well-written) memo opinion issued without oral argument: State Action.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

Two More Courts Tell Litigants That Social Media Services Aren’t State Actors

…media websites are not government actors under the First Amendment)… Prior blog posts on Perez’s lawsuit (1, 2) Selected Related Posts About State Action Claims Government Jawboning Doesn’t Turn Internet…

Government Jawboning Doesn’t Turn Internet Services into State Actors–Doe v. Google

…accounts fit into buckets like “misinformation” or “QAnon-related speech.” Plaintiffs claim that Defendants’ conduct is state action because it was in response to the threat of various government penalties—the repeal…

Anti-Zionist Loses Lawsuit Over Social Media Account Suspensions–Martillo v. Facebook

…Selected Related Posts About State Action Claims Court Nopes Another Lawsuit Over Facebook Suspensions–Orders v. Facebook Facebook Defeats Lawsuit By Publishers of Vaccine (Mis?)information–Children’s Health Defense v. Facebook Court Rejects…

Court Nopes Another Lawsuit Over Facebook Suspensions–Orders v. Facebook

…Orders v. Facebook, Inc., 2021 Ohio Misc. LEXIS 102 (Ohio Ct. Common Pleas Aug. 17, 2021) Selected Related Posts About State Action Claims Facebook Defeats Lawsuit By Publishers of Vaccine…

1H 2021 Quick Links, Part 3 (Content Moderation, Censorship, Privacy, & More)

…satisfy the requirements of state action. The government does not authorize her to run this Twitter account, and her use of the account does not amount to action on the…

Facebook Defeats Lawsuit By Publishers of Vaccine (Mis?)information–Children’s Health Defense v. Facebook

…not pursue Bivens actions against private entities.” Rights Deprivation by Zuckerberg. Basically, the court has to explain why Mark Zuckerberg isn’t engaged in state action. Because apparently it’s not self-evident….

Florida Social Media Censorship Law ENJOINED–NetChoice v. Moody

…censorial regulations as pro-free speech are actually trampling on the Constitution. The judge starts by rejecting three arguments for reduced First Amendment scrutiny. First, the judge dismisses any state action