Signed into law on Monday by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, SB 7072 inhibits tech companies from banning or “de-platforming” political candidates and news outlets from their services. The measure places heavy daily fines on offenders and opens the door to direct litigation from users.
A pair of technology trade groups have filed a lawsuit against a recently signed Florida law that seeks to end “big tech censorship,” a measure passed after a number of conservative voices were muzzled on social media networks.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs social media law.