Supreme Court wary of state social media regulations

A majority of justices appeared skeptical that Texas and Florida were lawfully protecting the free speech rights of users

U.S. Supreme Court
The Supreme Court heard arguments in the tech industry's challenge to laws that would limit the ability of social media companies to moderate content on their platforms
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What happened?

The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in the tech industry's challenge to Texas and Florida laws that would limit the ability of social media companies to moderate content on their platforms. A majority of justices appeared skeptical that the states were lawfully protecting the free speech rights of users.

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