All posts in CDA 230

Criminalizing Google’s YouTube in Italy

Daniel Solove
Founder of TeachPrivacy

YouTube Peter Fleischer Criminal Prosecution in Italy

In Italy, a rather disturbing prosecution is taking place. Google officials, including Chief Privacy Counsel Peter Fleischer, are being criminally prosecuted for a video somebody else uploaded to YouTube. According to an article by Tracey Bentley in the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ The Privacy Advisor:

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Does the Roomates.com Case Affect CDA § 230 Immunity for JuicyCampus?

Daniel Solove
Founder of TeachPrivacy

Juicy Campus

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (en banc) has just issued a very interesting opinion interpreting a federal law providing immunity from liability for online speech — the Communications Decency Act (CDA), 47 U.S.C. § 230. The case is Fair Housing Council v. Roommates.com, LLC, 2008 WL 879293 (9th Cir. April 3, 2008) (en banc).

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Responses to Blog Reviews of The Future of Reputation: Part III

Daniel Solove
Founder of TeachPrivacy

Future of Reputation

In this post, I’ll be responding to a few more reviews of The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet. This is the third installment (for more responses to reviews, see Part I and Part II).

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Juicy Campus: The Latest Breed of Gossip Website

Daniel Solove
Founder of TeachPrivacy

Juicy Campus

There’s a new breed of gossip website, coming to a campus near you. The site is called Juicy Campus, and it involves students posting gossip about each other at particular college campuses.

As Jessica Bennett writes at Newsweek:

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