Terrorism Aiding Suit Against Twitter Dismissed Under Communications Decency Act

Mealey's (August 11, 2016, 11:52 AM EDT) -- OAKLAND, Calif. — Finding that the family members of two terror attack victims who alleged that Twitter Inc. aided terrorists in violation of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) sought to treat Twitter as the speaker of messages posted by ISIS, a California federal judge on Aug. 10 dismissed their claims as barred by the Communications Decency Act (CDA) (Tamara Fields v. Twitter Inc., No. 4:16-cv-00213, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 105768).

(Order available. Document #24-160818-004R.)

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