Notifying Twitter of TOS Violations Isn’t Tortious Interference–Illoominate v. CAIR

Wikipedia describes Laura Loomer as a “conspiracy theorist.” Twitter banned her in 2018. I previously blogged on Loomer’s unsuccessful antitrust case against Twitter and other social media platforms. In this…

Rehearing Briefs in Enigma Software v. Malwarebytes

…users deploy tools like Twitter’s Block feature to filter content from certain other users. These measures are a vital part of online self-regulation and are covered by any coherent reading…

Court Partially Enforces Amazon’s Non-Compete Against Employee Who Joined Google–Amazon v. Moyer

…24, 2019) Related posts: ‘Blatant Sales Pitch’ on LinkedIn Likely Violates Non-solicitation Clause–Mobile Mini v. Vevea Ex-Employee’s Continued Use of Twitter Account May Be Conversion–Farm Journal v. Johnson Is the…

Call for Participation: WIPIP 2020, Santa Clara University, Feb. 7-8, 2020 #WIPIP2020

…more information about the WIPIP series, see http://wipip.info. Track the Twitter conversation at #WIPIP2020. * * * Some links from the last time SCU hosted WIPIP (in 2014): My photo…

Partial Screenshot Qualifies as Fair Use (on a Motion to Dismiss)–Yang v. Mic

…this criticism in a story, “Twitter is skewering the ‘New York Post’ for a piece on why a man ‘won’t date hot women.’” The Mic article included a screenshot of…

Section 230 Applies to Facebook’s Post Removals and Account Suspensions–King v. Facebook

…which accounts to suspend or not” (cites to Brittain v. Twitter and Fields v. Twitter) Third-party content: “all of King’s allegations rest on treatment of speakers (who make posts or…

Another Politician Unconstitutionally Censored Constituents on Twitter–Campbell v. Reisch

access and interact with other Twitter users relative to Defendant’s Twitter account.” “Defendant controls the content of her tweets and can, through blocking, prevent other Twitter users like Plaintiff from…

Comments on Rep. Gosar’s “Stop the Censorship Act,” Another “Conservative” Attack on Section 230

…restrict access”? The press release expressly cites three examples: Google SafeSearch, Twitter Quality Filter or YouTube Restricted Mode (I retained the quirky italicization from the press release). Wut? Google SafeSearch…

Some Much-Needed Pushback on the Anti-Section 230 Craziness (Linkwrap)

…gives tech industry giants unfair legal protection while enabling political bias and offensive speech. Ending or amending Section 230 wouldn’t make life difficult just for Google, Facebook, Twitter, and the…

Second Circuit Issues Powerful Section 230 Win to Facebook in “Material Support for Terrorists” Case–Force v. Facebook

…Over Material Support for Terrorists–Cohen v. Facebook * Twitter Defeats ISIS “Material Support” Lawsuit Again–Fields v. Twitter * Section 230 Immunizes Twitter From Liability For ISIS’s Terrorist Activities–Fields v. Twitter