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Malwarebytes Inc. v. Enigma Software Group USA, LLC

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1284 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether federal courts can derive an implied exception to immunity for computer-service providers from most civil liability under Section 230(c)(2)(B) of the Communications Decency Act for blocking or filtering decisions when the decisions are alleged to be “driven by anticompetitive animus.”

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 06 2020Application (19A993) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 30, 2020 to May 11, 2020, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Mar 09 2020Application (19A993) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until May 11, 2020.
May 11 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 12, 2020)
May 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 12, 2020 to July 27, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
May 21 2020Brief amicus curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation filed.
May 22 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 27, 2020.
Jun 11 2020Brief amicus curiae of ESET, LLC filed.
Jun 12 2020Brief amicus curiae of TechFreedom filed.
Jun 12 2020Brief amici curiae of Cybersecurity Experts filed.
Jun 12 2020Amicus brief of Internet Association submitted.
Jul 27 2020Brief of respondent Enigma Software Group USA, LLC in opposition filed.
Aug 12 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Aug 12 2020Reply of petitioner Malwarebytes, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 22 2020Rescheduled.
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