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U.S. Supreme Court blocks Texas law restraining social media companies

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The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a Texas social media law that prohibits platforms such as Twitter from banning users based on their "viewpoints" A Fifth Circuit challenge of the legislation has been decided. Justice Elena Kagan dissented, as did three of the court's conservative justices.
6 months ago·Washington, United States

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U.S. Supreme Court blocks Texas law restraining social media companies

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a Texas law that bars large social media companies from banning or censoring users based on "viewpoint," siding with two technology industry groups that have argued that the Republican-backed measure would turn platforms into "havens of the vilest expression imaginable."

6 months ago·United Kingdom
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US supreme court blocks Texas law targeting social media rules

Measure passed by Republican-led legislature seeks to bar platforms from removing user posts based on ‘viewpoint’

6 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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U.S. Supreme Court blocks Texas law restraining social media companies

The justices granted a request by NetChoice and the Computer & Communications Industry Association to block the law while litigation continues after a lower court on May 11 let it go into effect

6 months ago·India
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US Supreme Court blocks Texas social media law against political speech removal

Tech industry groups say law could make social media platforms ‘havens of the vilest expression’

6 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Supreme Court blocks Texas law that banned Facebook, Twitter from moderating posts

The Texas law, inspired by former President Donald Trump, bans social media sites like Facebook and Twitter from moderating -- and erasing -- content.

6 months ago·United States
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Supreme Court blocks Texas law on social media censorship

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court has blocked a Texas law, championed by conservatives, that aimed to keep social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter from censoring users based on their viewpoints.

6 months ago·United States
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