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Former independent counsel Kenneth Starr praised Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., and his lawsuit against Twitter Monday said that the lawsuit, the social media giant in the “age of accountability.”
“I think this is one of those action-forcing events, it will appeal Twitter, and more broadly, that these social platforms, said in the age of accountability,” Starr, on “America’s Newsroom.” “You have enjoyed the age of free-run, run around, do what you want to do, but especially since they have a very important power of censorship.”
Twitter has been accused by the conservatives of censorship of their views.
President Trump Tuesday slammed, Twitter, and other media companies, accusing them of backing the Democrats. Trump has the accusation on his Twitter account.
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“Facebook, Google, Twitter, and, not to forget the Corrupt media, the sooo on the side of the Radical Left Democrats,” Trump tweeted.
Starr believes that Twitter chooses the decision-making process of what to censor and what is not, is the crucial question.
“You censor. They are proud to say that we must said the censor,” Starr. “But are you, the censorship in an unbiased manner?”
Starr added: “We know a lot about it, at least, how this process of filtering. So, I think that the lawsuit is going to help, light.”
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Nunes filed the lawsuit on Monday search $250 million in damages and $350,000 in damages against Twitter and a handful of its users on Monday, which accused the social media site of the “shadow-banning conservatives” secretly stash your posts, systematically opposing censored points, and totally ignore the legitimate complaints of repeated offensive behavior.
Starr believes that doing Nunes with legal disputes to the answers, to do that which he wants of Twitter and about the courts, what the Congress is not able to.
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“It is a proof that a legal dispute can be a mighty sword, a powerful engine for the truth,” Starr co-presenter Sandra Miller said. “I think this is a great method for real accountability of the way, to be honest, it will be difficult for the Congress to.”
Fox News Gregg Re contributed to this report.