Can Trump block Twitter users? Judge considers constitutional question

Can Trump block Twitter users? Judge considers constitutional question
 

A federal judge on Thursday expressed skepticism about whether Donald Trump can constitutionally block Twitter users whose views he does not like from following and retweeting from his own account.
At a hearing in Manhattan federal court, US district judge Naomi Reice Buchwald asked Trump’s lawyer Michael Baer whether letting Trump block users from the @realDonaldTrump account would violate their first amendment free speech rights.
She asked whether Twitter was different from a public town hall, where government officials would be unable to pull the plug from a microphone to mute speakers... read more

 
8 March 2018 in World News, Views: 118
Source: Guardian
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