Mealey's IP/Tech - Texas Appeals Panel Finds Web Host Immune From Claims Over 'Revenge Porn' Site

BEAUMONT, Texas - Because a Web host was merely a provider of "interactive computer service[s]" and not responsible for the content on two accused "revenge porn" websites, a Texas appeals panel on April 10 deemed GoDaddy.com LLC immune from obscenity and emotional distress claims against it under the Communications Decency Act (CDA) (GoDaddy.com LLC v. Hollie Toups, et al., No. 09013099285-CV, Texas App., N.D.; 2014 Tex. App. LEXIS 3891).

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