By Euro Weekly News Media • 07 October 2017 • 17:53
LAS RAMBLAS: Memorials at the scene of the terror attack
THE daughters of a Californian man killed in the terror attack on Las Ramblas, Barcelona have filed a law suit against three social media firms ‘for aiding, abetting and knowingly providing support and resources’ to a terror group.
Jared Tucker was one of thirteen people who died when a van ploughed into pedestrians on the crowded street leaving another 130 injured.
He was celebrating his first anniversary with his wife Heidi Nunes-Tucker with a European vacation when he was killed.
His three daughters have now filed a lawsuit against Twitter, Google and Facebook claiming the firms ‘knowingly and recklessly provided ISIS with accounts.’
The law suit, filed by attorneys Keith Altman and Ari Kresch in the US District Court in Northern California, seeks a trial by jury and asks for damages.
According to the New York Post, the complainant claims the firms have ‘for years knowingly and recklessly provided the terrorist group ISIS with accounts to use its social networks as a tool for spreading extremist propaganda, raising funds and attracting new recruits.’The newspaper reports the daughters are being represented by their mother and legal guardian, Danelle Sinclair.
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