Tag Archives: CDA section 230

Twitter Trolls and Free Speech

Perhaps inevitably, less than a week into the 2012 London Olympics, Twitter is finding itself at the center of numerous free speech controversies: two athletes, a Greek triple jumper and a Swiss soccer player, have been expelled from the Games because of allegedly racist tweets; athletes are turning to Twitter to complain about the IOC’s … Continue Reading

Lawyer Ratings Site Seeks Declaration That it Is Not Required to Remove Unflattering Reviews of Attorney Posted by Third Parties

In response to threatened legal action from a Florida law firm unhappy with negative reviews posted by users of the online attorney review site LawyerRatingz.com, the site’s operator, Ratingz, Inc., filed an action in California federal court seeking declaratory relief that the site is immune from any threatened action.  The declaratory judgment action, filed with … Continue Reading