Snapchat’s Speed Filter Opens the Door to Lawsuits

Can you sue an online advertisement forum for allowing users to post sex trafficking ads? How about Yahoo for failing to remove offensive content created under a fake profile? Traditionally, the answer has been no. Under the federal Communications Decency Act (CDA), internet service providers are granted immunity from lawsuits arising out of content posted by third-party users. However, in a recent decision, the Georgia appellate court has started to define the boundary of how far this immunity may extend. [This is an update to this blog’s post on the trial court decision here.]

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