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World Trump Sued Over Executive Order Targeting Social Media Firms

11:56  03 june  2020
11:56  03 june  2020 Source:   msn.com

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President Donald Trump ’s executive order targeting social media companies was challenged in court by a non-profit group that The Center for Democracy and Technology sued in Washington federal court Tuesday, claiming the order is an unconstitutional retaliation against Twitter and that it

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President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting social media companies was challenged in court by a non-profit group that claims the edict violates free-speech protections guaranteed by the First Amendment.

The Center for Democracy and Technology sued in Washington federal court Tuesday, claiming the order is an unconstitutional retaliation against Twitter and that it seeks to discourage other companies and individuals from disagreeing with the government.

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded on Wednesday to mounting criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after Twitter added fact-checking labels to the president's tweets about mail-in ballots.

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at the major social media While Trump admitted challenges to the new order from tech firms were likely, he seemed confident his Asked whether he’d considered deleting his Twitter account given his frustration over censorship, the

Trump Sued Over Executive Order Targeting Social Media Firms . Zoom Transforms Hype Into Huge Jump in Sales, Customers. The same post was also shared to rival social network Twitter Inc., which then added a warning and filter to the message. A number of Facebook employees, including

Trump’s order, issued on Thursday, is intended to 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 fact-check labels to two of Trump’s tweets. Twitter also restricted a post by the president suggesting that protesters who engaged in looting would be met with violence. Legal observers have said Trump lacks the power to modify Section 230 by executive order.

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Trump Signs Social Media Order After Twitter Fact-Checks Him

  Trump Signs Social Media Order After Twitter Fact-Checks Him President Donald Trump signed an executive order that seeks to limit liability protections social-media companies enjoy after Twitter Inc. began selective fact checks of his posts on the platform. Under current law, companies like Twitter and Facebook Inc. are protected for users’ posts. Trump told reporters that his order “calls for new regulations under section 230 of the Communications Decency Act to make it that social media companies that engage in censoring or any political conduct will not be able to keep their liability shield.

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order targeting social media firms , the White House has said. The long-running dispute between Mr Trump and social media companies flared up again on Tuesday when one of his posts was given a fact-check label by Twitter for the first time.

President Donald Trump ’s executive order aiming to strip social - media companies of legal liability for speech on their platforms is unconstitutional Trump — irate over Twitter’s move to append fact-checking labels to his misleading claims about mail-in voting — issued an executive order May 28


The Center for Democracy and Technology asked the judge to find the order violates the First Amendment and to issue an order blocking government officials from following it.

The Justice Department declined to comment, according to spokeswoman Brianna Herlihy.


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