President of the United States Donald trump signed the Executive decree on regulation of activities of social networking in the country. It is reported TASS with reference to the statement of the head of the White house, which he did for local journalists.
“the Executive order shall be issued [to install] a new regulation on the basis of section 230 of the law [of ethics in the field of communications,” – said trump.
According to him, the social network, which is implicated in censorship or political activity, will lose their previous protection from liability.
he mentioned on Twitter that the White house just happened conflict. The social network unexpectedly marked the message of the President as “need verification”.
“Social networks, like Twitter, had unprecedented protection from liability based on the theory that they are a neutral platform,” said trump.
in addition, the President said he intends to consult with lawyers on the possible closure of Twitter.
“If it was legal, if he could be legally closed, I would have done it”, – quotes its words of RIA Novosti.