Trump administration asks court to dismiss Big Tech’s challenge to social media executive order

//Trump administration asks court to dismiss Big Tech’s challenge to social media executive order

Trump administration asks court to dismiss Big Tech’s challenge to social media executive order

The Trump administration has filed a motion asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit against the president’s executive order targeting social media companies, calling it a “profound misunderstanding”, according to a copy of the motion seen by Reuters.The lawsuit was brought in June by the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), a Washington-based tech group funded by Facebook, Alphabet’s Google and Twitter. It marked the first major legal test of President Donald Trump’s directive.Trump issued an…

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