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The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that doesn’t appear to have anything to do with social media but could determine whether the country’s largest tech companies can censor content, and whether users can sue tech companies for doing so.
It’s the first case the high court has taken on since Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation in an environment where Republican lawmakers are increasingly accusing social media companies of partisanship.
The case, Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck, No. 17-702, centers on whether a private operator of a public access TV network is considered a state actor which can be sued for First Amendment violations.
The case could have broader implications for social media and other media outlets, CNBC reported. A broad ruling from the Supreme Court could open Facebook, Twitter, Google and others up to lawsuits for First Amendment violations.
The case concern public access TV, and two producers who claim they Click here to read entire article