Communications Decency Act Does Not Bar Claims Against Social Media Companies Due To Mass Shooting

A New York State trial court has held, in Patterson et al. v. Meta Platforms, Inc. et al., that the Communications Decency Act (CDA) does not preclude, as a matter of law, claims asserted against various social media companies, including Meta, Snap, Alphabet, Google, YouTube, Discord, Reddit and Amazon, relating to a racially motivated 2022 mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York….
By: Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
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