Trump plans to sue three Big Tech giants for their censorship of his accounts, which they based on wrongful claims about the January 6 riot.
Former President Trump recently announced that he plans to sue Facebook, Twitter and Google for unfair censorship of his accounts on their platforms.
The lawsuit will reportedly demand that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Google CEO Sundar Pichai remove the bans from Trump’s accounts on their respective platforms.
“Today in conjunction with the America first policy I’m filing—as the lead class representative—a major class-action lawsuit against the Big Tech giants including Facebook, Google, and Twitter as well as their CEOs, Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey. Three real nice guys,” Trump announced. “We are asking the U.S. District Court of the Southern District to order an immediate halt to social media companies’ illegal shameful censorship of the American people and that is exactly what they are doing.”
"Censorship, blacklisting & outright cancellation are commonplace on giant social media platforms and often are aimed at everyday citizens doing nothing more than exercising their God-given right to express themselves. This is exactly why we founded #GETTR." pic.twitter.com/XPyqQ0SInQ
— Tim Murtaugh (@TimMurtaugh) July 7, 2021
Facebook had reviewed Trump’s ban early last month and decided that the ban will end in January 2023. In contrast, Twitter has not announced an end to Trump’s ban on its site. The Big Tech companies are still justifying their bans by claiming Trump incited the Capitol riot on January 6.
Trump is again leading the fight against Big Tech censorship. Conservatives should follow his lead and work to hold Big Tech giants accountable for silencing users over their political stances. Otherwise, Americans’ First Amendment rights will continue to be threatened.