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Top Republicans call to punish social media sites for limiting reach of dubious Biden exposé

Top Republicans are lashing out at Facebook and Twitter — and even calling for legal retaliation against the social media platforms — after the two companies decided to limit the spread of a dubious New York Post story about the Democratic presidential nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden.The Post article suggested Biden and his son behaved improperly with a Ukrainian business leader, but has been criticized for lacking proof for its assertions and for relying on questionable sources.”Section 230! Time’s up, @jack,” the Republican House Judiciary Committee’s official account tweeted at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. “Section 230” refers to part …read more

Source:: AlterNet


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