Online Public Records Aggregators Not Protected from FCRA Suit by Section 230

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit has determined that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) did not apply in the case of Henderson v. The Course for Public Data, L.P., et al, because the online aggregator was an “information content provider that provided the improper information” and not merely providing a forum for its users to upload information The ruling is expected to influence the ongoing CDA reform debate.

 

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