Sunday, July 11, 2021 – 17:53 | Last Updated : 11 07 2021 – 17:53
Former US President Donald Trump announced that he will sue Google companies, which own Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, for censoring him after the congressional raid on January 6th.
Former US President Donald Trump announced that he is preparing to sue social media giants.
According to the news of NTV, Trump, who made statements about the lawsuit at the golf club in New Jersey, stated that he will be the sole plaintiff in the lawsuit and three companies will be collectively defendant.
“I am here this morning to announce a momentous development for our freedom and freedom of expression. I am filing a major class action lawsuit against the American Policy Institute and the CEOs of major tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, as well as their CEOs,” Trump said. he said.
HE WILL REQUEST CENTURY TO STOP
Stating that the case will be filed in the Southern District of Florida and that he will demand “stop the shameful censorship of the American people”, Trump said, “Even though social media companies are officially private entities, it is part of Article 230 of the Communications Ethics Act, which they have used a lot in recent years. With the enactment of the third supplementary article, they ceased to be private,” he said.
Describing the social media companies in question as the “de facto censorship arm of the US administration”, Trump said, “This was especially clear during the epidemic,” referring to the censorship of these companies claiming that the new type of corona virus (Covid-19) originated from China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology. used.
Twitter, Facebook, and Google-owned YouTube had censored Trump’s alleged involvement in Congressional events on January 6 and alleged irregularities in the 2020 presidential election.
The companies later permanently suspended Trump’s accounts on these platforms.