ReliableNews.org) – Twitter and Facebook have been under a tremendous amount of scrutiny for their actions after the New York Post broke the Hunter Biden story. Instead of allowing the American people to access the story on their platforms freely, the big tech giants throttled it. Senate Republicans are now taking action against the companies.
On Thursday, October 22, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to issue subpoenas for executives at the company. In a 12-0 vote that Democrats didn’t show up for, the committee decided to force Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg to answer for their decisions to limit the article’s reach.
🚨 BREAKING → The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved subpoenas for Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook. https://t.co/beNgPnxLGG
— Senate Republicans (@SenateGOP) October 22, 2020
Some conservatives believe the social media giants are interfering in the 2020 election by using their platforms to suppress content that might hurt Joe Biden’s presidential campaign. This week, a group affiliated with the Tea Party Patriots filed a complaint with the FCC alleging Twitter acted illegally. Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) introduced a bill to limit the companies’ liability protections, as well. In other words, it’s been a bad week for Big Tech.
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