Texas just scored another big win for freedom!
And another blow against illegal, Big Tech censorship!
In Gov. Abbott’s own words, take a look:
Texas passed a law prohibiting Facebook, Twitter & Google from removing conservative viewpoints.
They sued us.
Now, a federal judge will let Texas seek internal documents about how they moderate content.
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) October 23, 2021
Anything PURPLE is newly unredacted.
Yellow/Orange is just normal highlights.
— Patrick McGee (@PatrickMcGee_) October 22, 2021
Here’s a short blurb from Bloomberg:
A federal judge will allow Texas to seek internal documents from social-media companies regarding how they moderate content, as the state defends a new law restricting when platforms can suspend users.
The ruling Friday by U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman in Austin means Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is free to seek limited discovery from members of two prominent trade groups that sued to block the controversial statute, including Twitter Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google, and Facebook Inc.
The ruling allows Paxton to seek documents and depose employees at members of NetChoice and Computer & Communications Industry Association — but only if they’ll be impacted by the law barring platforms from suspending users over their political views. The statute, which applies to social-media companies with more than 50 million monthly users, takes effect Dec. 2.
Greg Abbott has handed Facebook millions in corporate welfare. Meanwhile, Facebook has been gaming the system to avoid hiring American workers for American jobs.
Facebook has received over $146 MILLION in tax breaks from Texas taxpayers.https://t.co/7ETxXahXIj
— Don Huffines (@DonHuffines) October 20, 2021
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