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Florida social media law blocked by US judge, won't take effect at midnight

By Dave Perera
  • 30 Jun 2021 21:33
  • 02 Sep 2021 17:22
Florida’s new law regulating social media platforms won’t go into effect as planned tonight at midnight after a federal judge said it’s likely unconstitutional.

Republican Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation in May making the Sunshine State the first to have a statute forcing social media companies into carrying content they otherwise might seek

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