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Court Denies Section 230 Immunity to TheDirty.com for User Posts, Setting Stage for Battle in 6th Circuit

Court Denies Section 230 Immunity to TheDirty.com for User Posts, Setting Stage for Battle in 6th Circuit

DWT Media Law August 31, 2013 Comments Off on Court Denies Section 230 Immunity to TheDirty.com for User Posts, Setting Stage for Battle in 6th Circuit

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New York Federal Court Applies Plausibility Standard of Iqbal and Twombly to Allegations of Actual Malice in Defamation Cases

New York Federal Court Applies Plausibility Standard of Iqbal and Twombly to Allegations of Actual Malice in Defamation Cases

DWT Media Law August 30, 2013 Comments Off on New York Federal Court Applies Plausibility Standard of Iqbal and Twombly to Allegations of Actual Malice in Defamation Cases

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COPPA Update: FTC Provides Further Guidance 
With FAQ Additions

COPPA Update: FTC Provides Further Guidance 
With FAQ Additions

DWT Media Law August 29, 2013 Comments Off on COPPA Update: FTC Provides Further Guidance 
With FAQ Additions

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2nd Circuit Affirms First Amendment Protection for Scientific Debate

2nd Circuit Affirms First Amendment Protection for Scientific Debate

DWT Media Law August 28, 2013 Comments Off on 2nd Circuit Affirms First Amendment Protection for Scientific Debate

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Lawsuits for Allegedly Improper Takedown Notices Continue to Face Uphill Battle

Lawsuits for Allegedly Improper Takedown Notices Continue to Face Uphill Battle

DWT Media Law August 27, 2013 Comments Off on Lawsuits for Allegedly Improper Takedown Notices Continue to Face Uphill Battle

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State Attorneys General Propose 
Dramatic Amendment to Section 230

State Attorneys General Propose 
Dramatic Amendment to Section 230

DWT Media Law August 26, 2013 Comments Off on State Attorneys General Propose 
Dramatic Amendment to Section 230

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For the First Time, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Dismisses a Libel Suit Based Solely on D.C.’s Anti-SLAPP Act

For the First Time, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Dismisses a Libel Suit Based Solely on D.C.’s Anti-SLAPP Act

DWT Media Law August 25, 2013 Comments Off on For the First Time, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Dismisses a Libel Suit Based Solely on D.C.’s Anti-SLAPP Act

By Laura R. Handman, Constance M. Pendleton, and Micah J. Ratner Judge Reggie B. Walton of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia recently applied the District of Columbia Anti-SLAPP Act,

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