Defend Trade Secrets Act Claims Subject to CDA Section 230 Immunity
New Media and Technology Law
NOVEMBER 27, 2018
In what is one of the most recent attempts to circumvent the immunity provided in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (“CDA” or “CDA Section 230”), the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts made it clear that claims brought under the Defend Trade Secrets Act (18 U.S.C. §§ 1836, et seq.) (“DTSA”) are not exempt from the scope of CDA immunity. In Craft Beer Stellar, LLC v. Glassdoor, Inc. , 18-10510, 2018 U.S. LEXIS 178960 (D.