Law banning social media bans entered into force

Stating that the law passed by the state legislature is a movement against the Silicon Valley elites, DeSantis said, “We see that opposition voices are tried to be suppressed by the leftist media and big companies throughout the USA.” used the expression.

The law states that if social media companies violate the rules, they may suspend the accounts of political candidates for up to 14 days, but cannot terminate or ban them indefinitely.

It is noted that if the law is violated, the state election commission may impose a daily fine of 250 thousand dollars for candidates representing the state and 25 thousand dollars for other local candidates.

It is pointed out that the law, which is shown as the first example in the country and prohibits prohibitions on social media, can serve as a model for other states.

After the 6 January Congressional raid, social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube closed the accounts of former President Donald Trump on the grounds that they spread false lies about the November 3, 2020 elections and encouraged the public to revolt.