The Technology Sector

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Are the tech companies the new public square?  Should they be able to exclude users from their services?  Do they have an obligation to provide their services?  Or to provide their services in a nondiscriminatory manner?  Should social media companies receive immunity for speech curation and editing privileges?  Should they be liable for speech that is posted on their platforms?  Does the First Amendment protect social media content moderation?  Might anti-discrimination restrictions on content moderation protect platforms from state pressure to censor content?  What has the legislature – both Federal and state – said up to this point on the question?  And how have the courts responded? 

Explore these questions and more here.