Courthouse News Service: Social media companies not liable for Pulse nightclub shooting, 11th Circuit rules

Courthouse News Service: Social media companies not liable for Pulse nightclub shooting, 11th Circuit rules. “The 11th Circuit on Monday rejected an appeal from victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre who were looking to hold YouTube, Facebook and Twitter liable for hosting terrorist propaganda that purportedly contributed to the killer’s radicalization. A three-judge panel for the appeals court ruled that the Anti-Terrorism Act — the federal law under which the victims were suing — provides no relief because the 2016 Orlando club shooting did not amount to ‘international terrorism.'”

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