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Twitter "fact-checks" Trump tweets


This is an obvious attempt at influencing the election, and should result in Twitter being denied any protections against suits for those tweets it does not correct or remove, as Twitter has now claimed for itself an editorial role rather than being a content-neutral service provider. Trump has responded with an executive order emphasizing the importance of free speech and declaring that, by stepping back from political neutrality, Twitter has become a publisher making editorial decisions instead of a platform, thus stripping their protections from suit under section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

This entry was published Wed Jun 03 01:23:40 CDT 2020 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2020-05-27 10:01:48.0. [Tweet]

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