Content Moderation 09/28/2021

Trampling the Constitution

Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco President and CEO

Despite Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) recent defense of his new Internet censorship bill, the Constitution begs to differ. The United States does not need more efforts like Texas’s to empower the government as arbiter of speech that is or isn’t allowed online. Social media websites are private companies with court-proven First Amendment protection against government mandating what content those companies must carry.

Read the full letter in Washington Post here.

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