By Autumn Johnson ~
We now know a bit about where some of the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States are leaning in one family’s landmark case against Google.
Google is being sued by the family of a woman killed in 2015 during an ISIS-led terrorist attack in Paris. The family has argued that YouTube, which is owned by Google, employs a recommendation system that led users to recruitment videos for the terrorist group.
Google countered the plaintiffs’ arguments by arguing that tech companies cannot be liable for content posted on the platforms by third-party users under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
The issue, according to SCOTUSblog, is “Whether Section 230(c)(1) of the Communications Decency Act immunizes interactive computer services when they make targeted recommendations of information provided by another information content provider, or only limits the liability of interactive computer services when they…
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