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Tech Takes Texas to Court Over Social Media Regulations

Lawmakers in the Lone Star state approved a bill last year aimed at making it difficult for social media platforms to "censor" content based on someone's "viewpoint." Groups representing tech firms have sued Texas to block the law and the U.S. Supreme Court could soon rule on the debate. Read more about the state's so-called "de-platforming" law.

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    It's Tech v. Texas at the Supreme Court

    Big Tech Sues Texas Over Its Social Media Law That Seems Obviously Unconstitutional
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    Big Tech Sues Texas Over Its Social Media Law That Seems Obviously Unconstitutional

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    Gizmodo - Shoshana Wodinsky

    Two major technology trade groups repping some of the biggest names in tech—including Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter—are suing the state of Texas …

    Texas' social media law is what real censorship looks like
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    Texas' social media law is what real censorship looks like

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    Quartz - Scott Nover

    The state of Texas wants to tell social media companies what user-generated content they can keep on their websites. In September 2021, Texas passed a law that prohibits the largest social media companies, such as Facebook and Twitter, from removing users or their posts based on political …

    History of Texas' so-called 'de-platforming law'

    Appeals court rules Texas social media law can proceed
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    Appeals court rules Texas social media law can proceed

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