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Volunteer moderator plausibly alleged to be agent of ISP for 230 purposes

Enigma Software Gp. USA LLC v. Bleeping Computer LLC, 16 CV 57 (S.D.N.Y. Jul. 8, 2016) Eric Goldman probably won’t like this decision holding that a volunteer moderator may be treated as the ISP’s agent when the ISP gives enough … Continue reading

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Court upholds SF’s required warning on sugar-sweetened beverage ads, including pure logos

American Beverage Association v. City & County of San Francisco, No. 15-cv-03415 (N.D. Cal. May 17, 2016)   The court denied plaintiffs’ attempt to enjoin a sugar-sweetened beverage warning imposed on certain soda ads by San Francisco.  The warning is: … Continue reading

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First Amendment invalidates anti-solicitation ordinance in tourist district

FF Cosmetics FL Inc. v. City of Miami Beach, No.. 14-cv-22072, 2015 WL 5145548 (S.D. Fla. Aug. 31, 2015)   Plaintiffs run stores in Miami Beach, selling cosmetics, skin care, and beauty products on Lincoln Road, in the City’s historic … Continue reading

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DC Circuit panel doubles down on invalidating conflict minerals disclosure

Nat’l Ass’n of Mfgrs v. SEC, No. 13-5252 (D.C. Cir. Aug. 18, 2105)   After the AMI en banc decision, the panel granted rehearing of National Association of Manufacturers v. SEC, 748 F.3d 359 (D.C. Cir. 2014).  The panel, over … Continue reading

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District court largely upholds mandatory GE disclosures

Grocery Manufacturers Assoc. v. Sorrell, 2015 WL 1931142, No. 5:14–cv–117 (D. Vt. Apr. 27, 2015)   Relax, we’ll be here for a while.   Vermont passed a law, Act 120, requiring that manufacturers and retailers identify whether raw and processed … Continue reading

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