Judge Rules In Favor Of Right-Winger Suing Twitter For Banning His AccountChris Menahan
Jun. 15, 2018
On Thursday, a California superior court judge ruled in favor of "white advocate" Jared Taylor of American Renaissance, who is suing Twitter for banning his account over his political views.
From Bloomberg, "Twitter to Face Claims by 'White Advocate' Over Banned Accounts":
Twitter Inc. lost its bid to dismiss a lawsuit by a “white advocate” who was banned from the site in a challenge to the company’s ability to exclude users it deems objectionable.American Renaissance broke the news on Gab, a Twitter alternative with a focus on free speech.
Here's the full transcript of the court proceedings.
In a video posted to YouTube in February, Taylor explained his reasoning for suing Twitter and said the case could have wide-reaching implications for everyone being censored on the site for their political views.
UPDATE: Taylor's lawyers celebrated the news on Twitter:
The Associated Press has also covered the news:
American Renaissance issued their own press release on the ruling Friday.
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