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First Amendment Lawyers Issue Warning to AOC About Blocking Twitter Critics

A public interest group specializing in First Amendment issues warned Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that blocking users from her @AOC Twitter account is, in their view, unlawful. The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University told the congresswoman in a letter Wednesday that blocking social media critics constitutes unlawful viewpoint discrimination. “Multiple courts have held that public officials’ social media accounts constitute public forums when they are used in the way that you use the @AOC account, and…

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