Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis crashes Big Tech’s power

‘Are oligarchs in Silicon Valley going to make those choices for us?’

Art MooreBy Art Moore
Published February 3, 2021 at 8:52pm

Atlantic Ocean waves crash onto rocks on Hutchinson Island, Florida, on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021. (Photo by Joe Kovacs)

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis isn’t waiting for the federal government to move against Big Tech censorship, announcing new regulations that include a ban on censorship of political candidates and mandatory opt-outs of content filters.

“What began as a group of upstart companies from the West Coast has since transformed into an industry of monopoly communications platforms that monitor, influence, and control the flow of information in our country and among our citizens, and they do this to an extent hitherto unimaginable,” he said in a speech Monday.

DeSantis said the Big Tech companies “have changed from neutral platforms that provided Americans with the freedom to speak to enforcers of preferred narratives.”

“Consequently, these platforms have played an increasingly decisive role in elections, and have negatively impacted Americans who dissent from orthodoxies favored by the Big Tech cartel,” he said.

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