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04/28/2022

Amid Twitter sale, US appeals judges to hear arguments over a new Florida social media law

Chris Marchese
Chris Marchese Counsel

“At the time, U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle in Tallahassee said the plaintiffs, NetChoice and the Computer and Communications Industry Association – backed by Facebook, Twitter and other technology companies – would likely succeed in arguing the law violated the First Amendment.

Another federal judge blocked a similar Texas law in December 2021 after NetChoice and the Computer and Communications Industry Association sued. The state of Texas appealed, and that case is now before the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.”

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