By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 1-19-23

A group of technology associations has joined forces to tell the Supreme Court that Google and others should have the right to moderate online content.  To treat such moderation as an endorsement rather than an organizing function would be a big mistake, they added, because it would strip away the “publisher immunity” that is an essential element of interactive media, including video streaming….

The Computer & Communications Industry Association joined with NetChoice, the Digital Media Association, the Information Technology Industry Council, the Interactive Advertising Bureau, and TechNet to file an amicus brief with the Court in advance of next month’s oral argument in Gonzalez v. Google.  The outcome of that case could affect what online users get to see in their video or social media feeds, the groups said.  » Read More