Nemet Chevy v., No. 08-2097, 2009 WL 5126224 (4th Cir. Dec. 29, 2009)

STATUS: Dismissed.

Nemet Chevrolet brought suit against for defamation, alleging that certain posts (uploaded by third parties) defamed Nemet. The defendants argued that they were entitled to s.230 immunity, and the district court agreed. On appeal, the Fourth Circuit affirmed, holding that the plaintiff's well-pled allegations left no more than "the mere possibility" that was responsible for the creation or development of the content at issue.

Links and court documents
Decision from the Fourth Circuit
Consumer Review Website Wins 230 Dismissal in Fourth Circuit, Technology & Marketing Law Blog, Dec. 29, 2009
Nemet v., Citizen Media Law Project
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