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Offline lucek

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Prager U sues Google. . .(Again?)
« on: August 24, 2019, 10:09:58 AM »
Apparently deeming content inappropriate for children is censorship and Google is legally required to uphold the first amendment rights of it's users . . .

Or that's what Prager U says . . .

But not what a federal judge said back last year. . .

I'm confused.
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Re: Prager U sues Google. . .(Again?)
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2019, 12:18:39 PM »
I'm not familiar with the case referenced here, but the First Amendment says that the government may not restrict free speech. It does not obligate any private company to give a platform to anybody. The First Amendment says that I can stand on a street corner and deliver a tirade and the government is not allowed to stop me, or I can print a newspaper and say what I like (with some limitations). But it does not require a radio station to allow me to use their air time to deliver my tirade, and it does not require a newspaper to print it. Google can censor anything it wants to, and the First Amendment has nothing to say about it.
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