U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Mulls Challenge to Internet Firms' Legal Shield

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will consider a bid to weaken a legal shield that protects internet companies from a wide array of lawsuits in a major case involving an American student fatally shot in a 2015 rampage by Islamist militants in Paris. The justices are due to hear arguments in an appeal by […]

As U.S. Supreme Court Weighs YouTube's Algorithms, 'Litigation Minefield' Looms

In 2021, a California state court threw out a feminist blogger’s lawsuit accusing Twitter Inc of unlawfully barring as “hateful conduct” posts criticizing transgender people. In 2022, a federal court in California tossed a lawsuit by LGBT plaintiffs accusing YouTube, part of Alphabet Inc, of restricting content posted by gay and transgender people. These lawsuits […]