Analysis

Agencies Face Limited Options For Twitter Crackdowns

Law360 (June 2, 2020, 7:07 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump's executive order addressing perceived bias on social media platforms is expected to have few binding effects, but the order will likely trigger a flurry of activity anyway within the federal agencies charged with carrying it out.

While the Federal Communications Commission — ultimately tasked with implementing Trump's order — has little to no authority over web platforms, it may plausibly float the issue for general public comment. In the meantime, Congress could get involved and either propose a law rolling back protections for platforms or grill agencies over perceived inaction on the subject.

"It's mostly just sound and...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!