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Trump issues order to stop alleged 'unchecked power' of Twitter

1 month ago   |   By CNET

The president issues an executive order asking for clarification of a federal law that shields social media companies from being held legally responsible for user content.
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President Trump's executive order concerning social media companies - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

The following is the text of President Trump's Preventing Online Censorship order.
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Trump Launches All-Out Effort to Regulate Social Media Companies

Trump Launches All-Out Effort to Regulate Social Media Companies

1 month ago   |   By PC Mag

Trump's executive order to regulate US social media companies will likely spark a legal battle over the First Amendment and a US law that shields internet platforms from liability over user content.

Twitter's decision to fact-check Donald Trump has prompted the president to sign an executive order that's intended to prevent US social media companies from censoring conservative viewpoints. The goal is to amend a US law that shields internet companies from getting ...
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Trump's executive order specifically calls out his feud with Twitter over its move to add fact-check labels to his misleading tweets about mail-in voting

Trump's executive order specifically calls out his feud with Twitter over its move to add fact-check labels to his misleading tweets about mail-in voting

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Trump's executive order seeking to crack down on social media companies over allegations of political bias specifically calls out his personal feud with Twitter.
The order comes days after Twitter added a fact-checking label to the president's tweets falsely linking vote-by-mail ballots to fraud.
Trump railed against the move , accusing the company of "interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election."
Twitter has defended its decision, saying Trump's tweets violated its civic integrity policy and could "confuse voters about what they need to do to receive a ballot and participate in the...
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Trump's executive order calls out YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook - but Google's name curiously disappeared from the final version of the order

Trump's executive order calls out YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook - but Google's name curiously disappeared from the final version of the order

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

In response to Twitter fact-checking his tweets, President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at regulating social media companies.
In the order, Trump explicitly called out Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
But in a notable tweak from the draft version, Google's name was removed from the order, even though it is still clearly referenced.
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President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that takes aim at social media companies such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google, in an attempt to limit protections shielding...
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