Content Moderation

07/01/2021

Twitter and Facebook ban on bans banned by Florida judge

Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco President and CEO

Two tech lobby groups fought back against the ban banning bans on social media. NetChoice and the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) filed a lawsuit in May against the bill, arguing that it was unconstitutional. Their members include Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet’s Google. The organisations have welcomed the federal judge’s injunction against the bill.

“This order protects private businesses against the state’s demand that social media carry user posts that are against their community standards,” said Steve DelBianco, president of NetChoice. “Even better, it lets social media provide high-quality services to their users while keeping them safe from the worst content posted by irresponsible users.”

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