Section 230 Defeats Wikipedia Defamation Lawsuit

by Alex Harris on August 14, 2008

A lawsuit filed for defamation against Wikipedia has just been dismissed by a federal judge. The ruling holds that Wikipedia is not liable for the actions of its users – exactly what Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act was intended for.

Now, if only Italy would get the message.

Comments on this entry are closed.

Previous post:

Next post: