Lawyer takes on Google, Facebook, Twitter over terror videos

Published October 6, 2017


An article on Fox News about a lawyer who is trying to make tech giants like Facebook, Twitter and Google liable for allegedly providing “material support” to followers of terror groups who commit mass murder using Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 interviews Mark Bartholomew, professor of law. “Section 230 is a free pass to online service providers as long as they act only as a pass-through,” he said. “If you set up a place for people to talk, but don't communicate on it yourself, then you are basically immune from prosecution.”

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