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

MonkeyCee Silver badge

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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