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Election Interference: Twitter Just Censored a Doctor, Public Health Expert, and GOP Chairwoman

Dr. Kelli Ward, The American Spectator

Big tech social media companies have thrived because they have been allowed to function as communication “platforms” rather than “publishers” — a key distinction. If they are publishers making editorial decisions, then they can be sued for libel; however, if they are simply platforms, they cannot. This was the point of President Trump’s recent executive order that put the social media giants on notice that they cannot have it both ways. If they are censoring content, then they will be labeled as publishers and will face all the legal liabilities that accompanies that status. It's about time.