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Feds’ pressure on tech platforms to censor COVID ‘misinformation’ is unconstitutional, suit says




Surgeon General Vivek Murthy is using same statutory authority Supreme Court struck down for eviction moratorium, suit says.

The government's sustained pressure on social media platforms to censor and report purported COVID-19 misinformation amounts to "state action" that violates the First Amendment, according to a lawsuit filed Friday on behalf of three Twitter users.

The New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA), a frequent litigant against COVID-related administrative action, is representing theoretical cognitive scientist Mark Changizi, lawyer Michael Senger and stay-at-home father Daniel Kotzin.

Twitter suspended Kotzin temporarily and Senger permanently within a week of Surgeon General Vivek Murthy's March 3 request for information (RFI) on the "impact and prevalence of health misinformation in the digital information environment during the COVID-19 pandemic," including how it affects "likelihood to vaccinate."



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  1. And just WHO are the “gods” that are to decide what is “misinformation” and what is not?
    The “experts” of centuries ago insisted the earth is flat, and used the Inquisition and ecclesiastical murder to
    enforce THEIR misinformation against anyone who disagreed.