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Judge will hear bid to halt Florida social media law before it takes effect, giving win to plaintiffs with Google, Facebook backing

By Dave Perera
  • 10 Jun 2021 18:19
  • 10 Jun 2021 18:19
A federal judge hearing a challenge supported by Google and Facebook against a Florida statute regulating social-media content-moderation practices indicated state attorneys may have a difficult time defending the new law.

At a scheduling hearing today, Judge Robert Hinkle of the Northern District of Florida turned down entreaties by lawyers from the

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