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Special Topics: Fake News, Section 230 and Commercial Speech

Recorded on: Nov. 13, 2017
Running Time: 01:00:10

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Taken from the Web Program Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017 Recorded November 2017 in New York

Special Topics: Fake News, Section 230 and Commercial Speech [01:00:10]
  • Are fake-news bots protected by the First Amendment?  What if they are Russian?
  • Do click-dependent fake-news websites constitute commercial speech?
  • Are fake-news botnets exempt from regulation by Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus?

Co-Moderators:  Jeffrey P. Cunard, Jeremy Feigelson
Speakers:  Ari Holtzblatt, Bruce E.H. Johnson, Emma Llansó 

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • “Fake News” and the First Amendment
    Bruce E. H. Johnson
  • Memorandum: PLI Commercial Speech Update (September 6, 2017)
    Jonathan H. Levy, Victoria Peng, Steven G. Brody, Hugo Ruiz
Presentation Material
  • Noteworthy Decisions Applying Section 230 in 2016 and 2017
    Ari Holtzblatt
    Jeffrey P. Cunard ~ Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
    Jeremy Feigelson ~ Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
    Ari Holtzblatt ~ WilmerHale LLP
    Bruce E. H. Johnson ~ Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
    Emma Llansó ~ Director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy and Technology
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