Facebook can be sued for sex trafficking, Texas Supreme Court rules

Facebook can be sued for sex trafficking, Texas Supreme Court rules

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2021 Facebook can be held liable if sex traffickers use the social media platform to prey on children, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled. Facebook isn’t a “lawless no-man’s-land,” the court said in its June 25 ruling. The top court in Texas came to the decision following three Houston-area lawsuits […]

McConnell in deal with Big Tech, Schumer to defy President Trump on defense spending bill

McConnell in deal with Big Tech, Schumer to defy President Trump on defense spending bill

by WorldTribune Staff, December 22, 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer have reached a deal to override President Donald Trump’s possible veto of the defense authorization bill, McConnell said on Tuesday. Lawmakers have been under pressure from Big Tech to override a Trump veto. The president said he would veto […]

Sen. Hawley: Twitter should lose special legal immunity

Sen. Hawley: Twitter should lose special legal immunity

by WorldTribune Staff, May 28, 2020 In a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, a Republican senator questioned why the social media company should continue to receive legal immunity after editorializing President Donald Trump’s tweets. Twitter’s decision to fact check Trump’s tweets on the potential for widespread fraud in vote-by-mail raises “serious questions” about whether […]

New York Times: ‘Free speech is killing us’

New York Times: ‘Free speech is killing us’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 7, 2019 Leftists in politics, the media and on college campuses have become increasingly conflicted on the issue of free speech since the landmark free speech movement at UC Berkeley in 1964. Led by graduate student Mario Silva, those leftist protests marked the first mass act of campus civil disobedience in […]