The lawsuit was brought in June by the Center for Democracy and Technology marked the first major legal test of President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting social media companies. Photo: BloombergThe lawsuit was brought in June by the Center for Democracy and Technology marked the first major legal test of President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting social media companies. Photo: Bloomberg
The lawsuit was brought in June by the Center for Democracy and Technology marked the first major legal test of President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting social media companies. Photo: Bloomberg

Trump administration asks court to dismiss Big Tech’s challenge to social media executive order

  • Trump issued an executive order in May against social media companies in an attempt to regulate platforms where he has been criticised
  • A Washington-based tech group funded by Facebook, Alphabet’s Google and Twitter brought a lawsuit against the directive in June

Topic |   Donald Trump
The lawsuit was brought in June by the Center for Democracy and Technology marked the first major legal test of President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting social media companies. Photo: BloombergThe lawsuit was brought in June by the Center for Democracy and Technology marked the first major legal test of President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting social media companies. Photo: Bloomberg
The lawsuit was brought in June by the Center for Democracy and Technology marked the first major legal test of President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting social media companies. Photo: Bloomberg
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