Apple, Google, Twitter, Facebook accused of suppressing political content in lawsuit

August 30, 2018


Filed on Wednesday by Freedom Watch in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the lawsuit targets Apple, Google, Facebook, and Twitter, as an attempted class action suit on behalf of “all politically conservative organizations” and individuals who have “experienced illegal suppression and/or censorship of their media.”

Accusing the tech companies of engaging in a conspiracy to “intentionally and willfully suppress politically conservative content,” it is claimed the supposed actions have resulted in a severe financial loss, and the unconstitutional suppression of speech. The defending firms are also said to be acting in concert with traditional media outlets owned or managed “with a leftist political ideology,” with the aim of taking down President Trump and his administration.

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