August 8, 2019 / 11:55 PM / a month ago

SCOTUS urged to revisit bedrock internet law in Grindr stalking case

A man who says he was stalked and harassed through the dating app Grindr on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a novel lawsuit he filed against the platform that challenges a bedrock internet liability law.

New York resident Matthew Herrick filed a cert petition urging the justices to hold Grindr liable under a theory of product liability law for an alleged harassment campaign his ex-boyfriend carried out by using a fake profile on the gay “hook-up” app.

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