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Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court

The court did not evaluate the law on its constitutionality but will allow it to go back into effect while a legal case plays out. Texas lawmakers passed the law, saying social media platforms have an anti-conservative bias.

Stock photo of WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Telegram and Messenger, social media app icons on a smartphone, on Dec. 29, 2020.

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