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CAN-SPAM, DMCA, Nihar Shah, social media, Terms of Service

Social Media Networks Seek to Control Use of Their Products Through TOS Enforcement

By LexBlog Admin on April 27, 2012

This is significant because in the past, platforms have utilized federal laws such as CAN-SPAM, which prohibits sending misleading electronic communications, to punish the most egregious spammers. If Twitter prevails in this lawsuit, it puts all users on notice that there is monetary liability for breaching a platform's TOS, which significantly expands the ability of a social media company to reign in prohibited activity by users.