Judge rules Trump can’t block users on Twitter The Hill ^ | Lydia Wheeler – 05/23/18 | Lydia Wheeler – 05/23/18 Posted on 5/23/2018, 1:21:24 PM by yesthatjallen A federal district court judge on Wednesday ruled that President Trump can’t block people from viewing his Twitter feed over their political views. Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald, of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, said President Trump’s Twitter account is a public forum and blocking people who reply to his tweets with differing opinions constitutes viewpoint discrimination, which violates the First Amendment. The court’s ruling is a major win for the Knight Foundation, which brought the lawsuit on behalf of seven people who were blocked from the @realDonaldTrump account because of opinions they expressed in reply tweets. (Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com …

Judge rules Trump can’t block users on Twitter
The Hill ^ | Lydia Wheeler – 05/23/18 | Lydia Wheeler – 05/23/18 

Posted on 5/23/2018, 1:21:24 PM by yesthatjallen

A federal district court judge on Wednesday ruled that President Trump can’t block people from viewing his Twitter feed over their political views.

Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald, of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, said President Trump’s Twitter account is a public forum and blocking people who reply to his tweets with differing opinions constitutes viewpoint discrimination, which violates the First Amendment.

The court’s ruling is a major win for the Knight Foundation, which brought the lawsuit on behalf of seven people who were blocked from the @realDonaldTrump account because of opinions they expressed in reply tweets.

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com …

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