Trump Hits Big Tech Platforms With Censorship Class Actions

By Kelcee Griffis (July 7, 2021, 12:35 PM EDT) -- Former President Donald Trump hit Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with proposed class action lawsuits Wednesday morning, accusing the Big Tech platforms of applying "a misguided reliance upon Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act" to censor free speech.

Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday hit Twitter with a proposed class action accusing it and other Big Tech platforms of wrongfully censoring him and others. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) In his complaints, Trump asked a Florida federal district court to declare that Section 230 — which shields websites from liability for user-posted content and protects their moderation decisions — is...

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