Twitter, terror and liability: who gets to pay?

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If ISIS and its supporters use Twitter to facilitate terrorist action or merely spread propaganda, is the social network liable?

A lawsuit against Twitter in the United States in which a family is seeking compensation for the death of family member in an ISIS terrorist attack, may test this. The results will have implications for social networks and other businesses such as BT, Telstra, Facebook, Verizon and Google.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation Paperpress
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2016


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