Donald Trump accuses them of being responsible for “illegal and unconstitutional censorship”. (Photo: Getty Images)
Former US President Donald Trump, after being expelled from major social networks since the bloody attack on Capitol Hill, announced that he has launched a collective complaint against Facebook, Twitter, Google and their superiors, accusing them of responsibility for “unlawful and unconstitutional censorship.” “.
“Today, along with the America First Policy Institute,” an organization that promotes Donald Trump’s “America First” policies, “I am launching, as the lead representative, a major class action in justice against tech giants including Facebook, Google, and Twitter, and announcing Billionaire at his Bedminster, NJ golf club, about their bosses Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai and Jack Dorsey.
In an official speech behind a stand with his name written on it, he said that these three presidents “implement illegal and unconstitutional censorship.” Onlookers applauded his announcement.
“We are asking the Federal Court for the Southern District of Florida to order an immediate end to illegal and shameful censorship by social media groups targeting Americans,” he explained. “We demand (…) an end to enforced silence.”
He insisted that “there is no better evidence that big tech companies have gotten out of hand than the fact that they have banned the President of the United States in office” on their platforms.
“If they can do it to me, they can do it to anyone. And besides, that’s exactly what they do,” he said, giving voice to citizens who also claim to be victims of the ban.
“We are engaged in a battle we will win,” he promised.
In June, Facebook suspended Donald Trump for two years.
The Republican had already been temporarily disqualified on January 7 when he was still president because he had encouraged his supporters during the attack on Capitol Hill in Washington the day before, an unprecedented decision.
And the social network Twitter had also toppled him after the fatal attack on the Capitol building during the ratification ceremony for the victory of his rival, Joe Biden, on January 6.
Before his ban, Donald Trump had nearly 89 million followers on Twitter, 35 million on Facebook, and 24 million on Instagram.
On Wednesday, he explained, “Google and YouTube have removed countless videos that have dared question the judgment of the World Health Organization” during the pandemic.