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Tech advocacy group's lawsuit says Trump's order on social media is unconstitutional

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - An advocacy group backed by the tech industry sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday over his executive order that would weaken a law protecting online platforms including social media companies that label or fact-check his posts.
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Trump is sued over executive order targeting social media companies

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

President Donald Trump's order targeting social media companies was challenged in court by a nonprofit group that claims the edict violates free-speech protections guaranteed by the First Amendment.
Trump's order, issued on Thursday, might undermine the legal protections enjoyed by social media companies including Twitter and Facebook. He asked federal regulators to look at provisions, contained in Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act, that insulate the companies from liability for content posted by users.
The order followed on the heels of Twitter's decision to add...
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Tech-rights group sues Trump to stop social-media order

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

A tech-focused civil liberties group on Tuesday sued to block President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech.
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The Trump administration was just hit with the first lawsuit challenging its executive order targeting social-media companies

The Trump administration was just hit with the first lawsuit challenging its executive order targeting social-media companies

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A technology advocacy group filed the first lawsuit challenging President Trump's recent executive order targeting social-media companies.
The lawsuit on Tuesday, filed by the Center for Democracy in Technology, argues that the order violated the First Amendment.
Trump issued the executive order, which seeks to change a law protecting social-media companies , after Twitter flagged his tweets with a fact-check label.
Legal experts told Business Insider that the order is likely hard to implement, and parts of it may be illegal.
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Lawsuit Says Trump's Social Media Crackdown Violates Free Speech

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The nonprofit Center for Democracy and Technology argues that the president's move against Twitter and other companies is retaliatory.
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Center for Democracy and Technology files lawsuit against Trump's executive order on social media

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

The Washington-based Center for Democracy and Technology filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order on social media, arguing it violates the First Amendment.
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