EFF to California Supreme Court: Website Owners Have a First Amendment Right to Defend Content on Their Platform

Published: 18/04/2017
EFF to California Supreme Court: Website Owners Have a First Amendment Right to Defend Content on Their Platform
Source: WWW.EFF.ORG

A bad review on Yelp is an anathema to a business. No one wants to get trashed online. But the First Amendment protects both the reviewer’s opinion and Yelp’s right to publish it. A California appeals court ran roughshod over the First Amendment when it ordered Yelp to comply with an injunction to take down speech without giving the website any opportunity to challenge the injunction’s factual bas

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