YouTube Not Bound by First Amendment, Appeals Court Rules

A federal appeals court in California ruled that privately operated internet platforms are free to censor content they don’t like. Though not unexpected, the unanimous decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco marks the most emphatic rejection of the argument advanced in some conservative circles that YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and other giant tech platforms are bound by the First Amendment.

Source: Tech Platforms Aren’t Bound by First Amendment, Appeals Court Rules

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