Trump Wants to Roll Back Protections for Social Media Companies, but Legal Questions Remain

Law experts say the president’s executive order is unconstitutional

Trump wants to roll back decades-old protections for social platforms. Getty Images
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President Trump signed an executive order Thursday to try and limit liability protections long afforded to social platforms, an action that many experts say is on dubious legal footing.

@ScottNover scott.nover@adweek.com Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence.
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