Terror victims sought $3 billion in damages from facebook for permitting Hamas to post encouragement and then celebrated terrorist attacks against Jews in Israel, but a federal court said the outdated, but standing 1996 law regulating internet content shields the social media giant from civil liability.
By Reuters and Ynet
NEW YORK – Facebook Inc on Wednesday defeated an appeal by American victims of Hamas attacks in Israel, who sought to hold the company liable for providing the group a social media platform to further its terroristic goals.
Palestinian incitement in ‘car intifada’ against Israelis
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the Communications Decency Act (“CDA”), a 1996 law regulating internet content, shielded Facebook from civil liability. Continue Reading »
The more than 30 pro-Israel defendants liable for alleged war crimes, conspiracy to expel non-Jews from the disputed territories and genocide include the billionaires Sheldon Adelson & Larry Ellison, Bank Leumi BM & Bank Hapoalim BM, construction & support companies such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co & Volvo AB, 13 nonprofits, and the United States government.
A US appeals court has revived a $1 billion lawsuit by Palestinians seeking to hold billionaire Sheldon Adelson and more than 30 other pro-Israel defendants liable for alleged war crimes and support of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »
The U.S Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the American families of victims at Joseph’s Tomb attack, won’t be allowed to sue Palestinian Authority for compensation.
By Arutz Sheva (North America Staff)
A federal appeals court in the United States ruled on Friday that the families of Jewish worshippers who were killed or wounded during a 2011 attack in Joseph’s Tomb will not be allowed to sue the Palestinian Authority (PA) for damages in U.S. courts.
The decision upheld a lower court ruling to dismiss the case, according to The Associated Press.
IDF soldiers protecting Joseph’s Tomb – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit
The attack, which was carried out by a PA security guard, killed Israeli citizen Ben-Yosef Livnat, nephew of former Likud Minister Limor Livnat. Continue Reading »