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A Legal Perspective on Facebook and Twitter's Trump Ban



Stephen M. Harnik and Armin Kaiser have just published a Commentary in [Statement], an Austrian media magazine, concerning § 230 of the Communications Decency Act which protects a provider such as Facebook and Twitter the right to moderate user content. This became a hot topic at the end of President Trump's Presidency when he was banned by both those social media platforms and protested that his freedom of speech had been unconstitutionally denied. To read the article in it's original German, click here. To read an English translation, click here.