Section 230 Shouldn’t Protect Big Tech On Casino Apps

September 20, 2022

In "Section 230 Shouldn’t Protect Big Tech On Casino Apps," (Law 360, September 20, 2022), Pollock Cohen discusses how tech giants have long hidden behind the immunity granted by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. 

The article examines a recent motion to dismiss in the Simulated Casino-Style Games multidistrict litigation, which held that Section 230 immunity does not shield Apple, Google, and Facebook from liability for acting as “bookies” in promoting, distributing, and profiting from unlawful and addictive mobile gambling apps. These tech companies make billions as part of their commission from apps that sell virtual chips, which are not exchangeable for real money.

To read the full article, click on the link below:

Section 230 Shouldn't Protect Big Tech On Casino Apps | Law360