The hostilities are open between Donald Trump and the social networks. The american president has put his threats to execution by signing Thursday, may 28, a decree that seeks to limit the protection of social networks and the latitude they enjoy in the moderation of their content. "We are here to defend freedom of expression in the face of one of the worst dangers that either ", he said from the oval Office by signing this document, that should be the starting point of a long battle in the courts.
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According to Donald Trump, this decree called for a new regulation for the social networks that engage in "censorship" cannot " keep their legal protection ". The text is the famous section 230 of the " Communications Decency Act ". This latest offering to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Google immunity against any lawsuit brought by you related to the contents published by third parties and gives them the freedom to intervene on the platforms at their discretion.
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President @realDonaldTrump just took executive action to fight online censorship by tech corporations, including social media platforms. pic.twitter.com/W4r7vLw958— The White House (@WhiteHouse) May 28, 2020