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05/24/2021

Florida, in a First, Will Fine Social Media Companies That Bar Candidates

Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo Vice President and General Counsel

“It is the government telling private entities how to speak,” said Carl Szabo, the vice president at NetChoice, a trade association that includes Facebook, Google and Twitter as members. “In general, it’s a gross misreading of the First Amendment.” He said the First Amendment was designed to protect sites like Reddit from government intervention, not protect “politicians from Reddit.”

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