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Tech Giants Want Conservatives' $1B Censorship Suit Tossed

Law360 (November 19, 2018, 6:14 PM EST) -- Google, Facebook, Twitter and Apple urged a D.C. federal court on Friday to toss a suit from a nonprofit alleging the technology giants violated the First Amendment and antitrust statutes by censoring conservative content, arguing the group can’t show it was censored.

The companies filed a motion to dismiss the August suit lodged by Freedom Watch Inc., an interest group headlined and represented by estranged Judicial Watch founder and conservative legal provocateur Larry Klayman.

The motion argues that Freedom Watch’s complaint does little more than restate opinion pieces and articles that claim the companies conspire to suppress conservative voices on their...

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