X Corp, X’s parent company, argued in its federal lawsuit that the law, called AB 587, violates the right to free speech.
“The true purpose of AB 587 is to pressure social media platforms to remove certain constitutionally protected content that the state deems problematic,” the lawsuit said.
“The state forces social media companies to take public positions on controversial and political issues,” he continued.
The lawsuit attacks the regulations, which require social media companies to publicly announce their policies on their platforms, and to report application data on these guidelines.
“California will not stand by while social networks are used as weapons to spread hate and misinformation that threaten our communities and build values as a nation,” stated the governor of the state, Gavin Newsom, when he signed the law a year later.
Governor Newson defended his socialist policy which not only destroyed the economy of the state, but plunged it into a social unrest with an increase of more than 40% in violent crimes and drug use, unpaid taxes and far-left policies that caused a wave of migration of residents and companies, including some from Silicon Valley .
Elon Musk, owner of
Musk accused the US-based Jewish organization of filing baseless complaints against him and X that drove away advertisers.