Supreme Court to Hear Case Regarding Social Media’s Liability for Terrorism

Article Source: Reason

Article Source: Reason

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  • The Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases relating to the extent that online platforms can be held liable for terrorist recruitment efforts on their platform.
  • In Gonzalez v. Google, Reynaldo Gonzalez is suing YouTube, claiming that its algorithms helped the Islamic State group radicalize and recruit terrorists through videos and that this led to the death of his daughter, Nohemi.
  • In Twitter v. Taamneh, the Court will consider whether Twitter can be found to be aiding and abetting terrorists, and, as with the last case, be held liable for damages in civil court. Read More

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