Section 230 protects websites, including social media platforms, from liability for hosting online content that they did not develop or create. But three appellate court decisions, all within roughly the last year, have shown that this tech liability shield is not always a successful defense to claims involving online content.
Faced with a challenge to its consummated merger, Axon Enterprise launched an assault on the constitutionality of the structure of the FTC. Axon lost in the lower courts, but its petition to the Supreme Court stands a better-than-average shot at SCOTUS review. That could spell serious trouble for the FTC.