By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 5-27-21

Big Tech companies are suing the state of Florida over its recently passed law that limits websites’ Sec. 230 immunity from civil liability over third-party content, saying it is a speech restriction targeted at select online businesses.

The Computer & Communications Industry Association teamed up with NetChoice, whose membership also includes companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon, saying that the law would open platforms to suits for content moderation policies designed to protect users’ safety.

CCIA argued that edge providers have a First Amendment right to protect users including by determining “what material is appropriate for their community.”  » Read More