The former President of the United States presented a complaint against Facebook, Google and Twitter, and their respective CEOs Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai and Jack Dorsey. Donald Trump claims that the three companies have violated the rights enshrined in the First Amendment of the Constitution. The announcement was made during a press conference in Bedminster (New Jersey).
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Facebook e Twitter have suspended Trump accounts for posting posts inciting violence. This occurred in early January, a few hours after the assault on Capitol Hill. YouTube it hasn’t closed the Trump channel, but it has stuck the upload of new videos from January 13th. In early June, Facebook has press release that the former President will remain out of the social network until January 7, 2023.
Trump demands that the judge order Facebook, Google and Twitter to restore your accounts and of declare unconstitutional Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a law that prevents companies from being held responsible for content posted by users.
Trump told reporters in attendance that he will not accept any deal, but may eventually ask for one compensation for damages. The former White House tenant says the three companies have put in place an illegal censorship of him.
Several legal experts have already told the court will reject requests, as happened in numerous similar cases. Among other things, the complaints were filed with a court of the Florida. How has it highlighted a Reuters reporter, in the terms of service of Facebook and Twitter it is clearly written that complaints must be filed in the courts of the California.
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