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Former Breitbart reporter sues Twitter for banning him

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Twitter has been praised by many for promoting free speech, but not by Charles C. Johnson. 

On Monday, the right-wing activist sued Twitter, alleging the company violated his right to free speech by banning him from the platform.

SEE ALSO: Twitter attempts to explain why it won’t ban Trump

Of course, that’s a hard argument to make given that Twitter is also protected by the first amendment and as an internet publisher can choose to terminate accounts. Twitter is protected by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.  

Johnson seems aware of the potential hole in his lawsuit, which he filed in California Superior Court in San Francisco with attorney Robert E. Barnes.  Read more…

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