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Grindr Suit Quashed but Big Tech Controversy Endures
An attorney for Matthew Herrick, whose ex-boyfriend used the hook-up app to send about 1,100 ["]suitors["] Herrick's way, had choice words Wednesday after the Second Circuit affirmed dismissal of their case.
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As it did in District Court, Grindr persuaded the Second Circuit today that it is immune from liability under the Communications Decency Act. The law is more than 20 years old, but the Second Circuit rejected arguments from Ekeland that it needs an update.
For what is government?
"Congress needs to step in to fix this because the courts are failing in their duty to protect the public," said Ekeland, whose New York-based firm specializes in cases related to computers and the digital age.
"Protect the public" from the public?

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the Dolly Levy standard of consideration
Liability of Match.com turns on prior "knowledge" of the perp's criminal conduct.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Mar 28th, 2019 at 05:32:44 PM EST
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