Subject:

Communications Decency Act

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Judge Dismisses Lawsuit vs. Backpage.com

    ​A federal judge in St. Louis on Monday dismissed a lawsuit filed last year against Riverfront Times' parent company, Village Voice Media Holdings, and its online classified site, backpage.com.The suit, filed on behalf of an unidentified 14-year-old girl, alleged that the company and its classifie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    RFT Parent Company Responds to Child-Prostitution Lawsuit Against Backpage.com

    ​This past Friday brought news that a Clayton attorney had filed suit against backpage.com, claiming the website knowingly allowed Latasha Jewell McFarland to pimp out a fourteen-year-old runaway as a prostitute. McFarland pleaded guilty earlier this month in federal court and is awaiting sentenci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Tony La Russa Drops His Lawsuit Against Twitter

    nlds2.mlblogs.comLa Russa attempts to block out the Internet satireLast month La Russa said Twitter had agreed to settle the suit (filed because one of those snarky, anonymous Interwebz kids was tweeting snarky Interwebz things under TLR's name) out of court by making a donation to his ARF charity,& ... More >>

  • News

    December 5, 2007

    Hold Your Fire

    Readers sound off on policing of the internet, the Catholic church and Wash. U.

  • News

    November 28, 2007

    Broken Lives on Waterford Crystal Drive

    When it comes to cyber-malice, the Internet has its own version of vigilante justice.

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