YouTube (Again) Defeats Lawsuit Over Content Removal–Lewis v. Google

…Claims When It Came to @RealDonaldTrump, Twitter Couldn’t Please Everyone–Rutenberg v. Twitter Another Must-Carry Lawsuit Against YouTube Fails–Daniels v Alphabet Newspaper Isn’t State Actor–Plotkin v. Astorian An Account Suspension Case…

When It Came to @RealDonaldTrump, Twitter Couldn’t Please Everyone–Rutenberg v. Twitter

…So, represented by a lawyer (Mark Javitch), she sued Twitter for violating her civil rights. It only takes a few pages for the court to say that Twitter isn’t a…

Internet Feuds Are Basically Defamation-Free Warzones–Rapaport v. Barstool

…CBS, and they entered into a “talent agreement.” 8 months into the relationship, it melted down. Rapaport took the bait from a Twitter user and disparaged Barstool’s fanbase for embracing…

Deconstructing Justice Thomas’ Pro-Censorship Statement in Knight First Amendment v. Trump

…Trump created a public forum on Twitter, so Justice Thomas wonders how that could be when Twitter could unilaterally shut down that public forum. He says public forums are “government-controlled…

Section 230 Preempts Contract Breach Claims–Morton v. Twitter

…to weaponize Twitter’s non-consensual nudity policy (which says Twitter will immediately and permanently suspend accounts for violations), on the theory that Twitter promised to enforce it and didn’t. Yes, it’s…

Another Must-Carry Lawsuit Against YouTube Fails–Daniels v Alphabet

…v. Twitter, a California appellate court that made it 100% clear that Murphy’s contract claims didn’t get around Section 230(c)(1). I believe the court was trying to say that Google…

State Legislator Doesn’t Understand That He Works for the Government–Attwood v. Clemons

…Clemons reviewed Attwood’s tweets, saw profane tweets directed at other politicians, and blocked Attwood’s Twitter account. Attwood complained about the Twitter block on Clemons’ Facebook page. Clemons blocked Attwood at…

Newspaper Isn’t State Actor–Plotkin v. Astorian

…Another Suspended Twitter User Loses in Court–Wilson v. Twitter First Voters Reject Tulsi Gabbard, Then a Judge Does–Gabbard v. Google YouTube Isn’t a State Actor (DUH)–PragerU v. Google Facebook Still…

Section 230 (Mostly) Protects Zoom from Liability for Zoombombing

…computer service.’…the case law does not recognize a public/private distinction.” (Cite to Fields v. Twitter). The court summarizes: it is irrelevant whether a message is directed at one recipient (like…

Social Media Ownership Disputes Part II: Bridal Wear Company Takes Back Control of Instagram Account from Ex-Employee

…& Abuse Act – Matot v. CH When Does A Parody Twitter Account Constitute Criminal Identity Theft?–Sims v. Monaghan Trademark Owner Sues Over Alleged Twittersquatting–Coventry First, LLC v. Does Steps…