Gus Hurwitz on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act
USA Today – ICLE Director of Law & Economics Programs Gus Hurwitz was quoted by USA Today in a story about Facebook’s legal responsibility to remove recalled products from Facebook Marketplace. You can read full story here.
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 makes it illegal to sell a recalled product. But Justin “Gus” Hurwitz, a professor of law at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who focuses on regulation in the tech world, said that because Facebook is merely facilitating the sale, there is “no legal framework that would require Facebook to do anything about recalled products.”