Facebook’s adventures in content moderation continue with a defamation lawsuit from a Los Angeles-based social media and e-commerce company that argues Facebook falsely labeled its channels as state-controlled media with ties to Russia.
In a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Maffick LLC argues that Facebook threatened to shut down its three channels on the platform unless it posted a disclosure on all its accounts that Mafflick is “a brand of Maffick Media, which is owned and operated by Ruptly GmbH, a subsidiary of RT news,” a Russian controlled news outlet. The complaint was surfaced on Law.com’s Legal Radar.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]