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Biden Administration Encourages SCOTUS to Review Social Media Laws

Two states are pushing for weaker misinformation controls

President Joe Biden's administration urged the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) to take up a dispute over Republican-backed laws in Texas and Florida that would undercut efforts by social media companies to curb content deemed objectionable on their platforms.

The states call the actions impermissible censorship.

The justices are considering taking up two cases involving challenges to the state laws brought by technology industry groups including NetChoice, whose members include Meta Platforms Inc., Alphabet Inc. and X, formerly known as Twitter.

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