By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 11-9-21

Computer companies and edge providers are telling a U.S. Appeals Court that a lower-court judge was right when he blocked implementation of Florida’s content moderation law, concluding it was unconstitutional, and that it should come to the same conclusion.

The Computer and Communications Industry Association and NetChoice teamed up on a brief this week to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, which is hearing Florida’s challenge to the lower-court judge’s ruling.

They told the appeals court that the law would allow anyone “from a foreign government spreading propaganda to those spreading terrorist content” to sue a platform if it didn’t host their material.  » Read More