Twitter Moves To Dismiss Terrorism Aiding Complaint Under Telecommunications Act

Mealey's (March 15, 2016, 8:09 AM EDT) -- OAKLAND, Calif. — In a March 10 motion to dismiss in California federal court, Twitter Inc. asserts that the widow of a terror attack victim did not allege any connection between the social network operator and the man responsible for the attack, also arguing that Section 230 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 shields it from any liability for third-party messages posted on its “ubiquitously available online communications platform” (Tamara Fields v. Twitter Inc., No. 4:16-cv-00213, N.D. Calif.).

(Motion to dismiss available. Document #24-160317-031M.)

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