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[–][deleted] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Unfortunately freedom of speech only means the government can't stop you from saying things, it provides no such protections from private companies who can very much legally restrict your speech on their privately owned server

Now where this gets messy, is that the government was threatening to end section 230 protections if they didn't do censorship by-proxy - clearly against the spirit of the constitution, but a bit grayer area legally

[–]passionflounder 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

There is no freedom of online speech since online speech by its very nature occurs on private entities which enjoy Constitutional protections- including the right to arbitrate what can and cannot be said on their platforms akin to a person controlling discourse inside his or her private home.