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Background check provider granted ¤ 230 immunity (access required)

Where a provider of background check reports was sued for allegedly including accurate criminal information and the plaintiffs attempted to hold it liable as a publisher, the suit was barred by 47 U.S.C. § 230 of the Communications Decency Act because the website is an interactive service provider which cannot be held liable for content ...