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Tick tock: Florida laws that go into effect Thursday

The law requires social media companies to post their terms of service with standards for handling issues like censoring, de-platforming and blocking users and apply the standards consistently at the risk of being fined.

That new law is set to take effect Thursday. But lawyers representing the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) and NetChoice, two internet interest lobbying associations that partner with Twitter and Google and others, already asked the Northern District of Florida to halt the measure from kicking in.

CCIA and NetChoice filed a lawsuit in May arguing the law is a violation of free speech.