Reply to post: Re: It's all about the money

Section 230 supporters turn on it, its critics rely on it. Up is down, black is white in the crazy world of US law


Re: It's all about the money

"Advertisements are a halfway house."

In most jurisdictions, advertising has rules. Yes, they can be misleading, but they can't be outright false.

As an example, Red Bull settled a false advertising claim as the product didn't give anyone wings, and the claims of improvements in concentration are not backed up by evidence.

Since Facebook/Google et al are the ones selling the ad space, then they are liable for not making outright false claims.

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