• An appeals court upheld a block on Florida's social media 'censorship' law, saying it violates free speech

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    In a blow to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, an appeals court ruled Monday blocked a law he championed that would punish social-media platforms for "silencing" politicians. Here, he speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference on February 24, 2022, in Orlando, Florida. John Raoux/AP
    An appeals court upheld a block on a Florida law that stops tech firms from "deplatforming" politicians.
    A three-judge panel ruled that tech firms are protected by the First Amendment.
    The law is part of a broader conservative campaign against tech firms for supposedly silencing right-wing voices.
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