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Appeals Court Denies Safe Harbor for 253

Mariner writes "The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied Safe Harbor status under the Communications Decency Act in a lawsuit brought by the Fair Housing Councils of San Fernando Valley and San Diego. was accused of helping landlords discriminate against certain kinds of tenants due to a couple of questions on the registration form: gender and sexual orientation. 'Though it refused to rule on whether actually violated the Fair Housing Act, the Court did find that it lost Section 230 immunity because it required users to enter that information in order to proceed. As Judge Alex Kozinski put it in his opinion, "if it is responsible, in whole or in part, for creating or developing the information, it becomes a content provider and is not entitled to CDA immunity."'"
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