By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 10-1-21

Computer companies have fired another legal volley in their fight against state efforts to undercut their Sec. 230 immunity from civil liability for most third-party content on social media sites.

The latest volley was a motion for preliminary injunction filed Sep. 30 against Texas for a new law that allows Web users to sue edge providers over how they moderate content.

Trade group Computer & Communications Industry Association joined with NetChoice to file suit against the law earlier this month, as they had against a similar Florida law.

But that was an underlying law suit. This week’s move is to prevent the law – scheduled to go into effect Dec. 2 – from being enforced while that underlying suit is being litigated.  » Read More