Parties Point to Competing Section 230 State Court Rulings in Social Media MDL

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SAN FRANCISCO — In support of Meta Platforms Inc.’s motion to dismiss claims in the social media addiction MDL, defendants have proffered a California appellate court ruling in a cryptocurrency case against YouTube LLC and Google that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 bars a majority of the claims.

Defendants filed the March 15 state court ruling before Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on March 19. The submission was made in support of their motion to dismiss claims filed by state attorneys general under the Children's Online Privacy …


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