Supreme justice suggests treating Twitter and Facebook as utilities so they can be regulated
By Bob Unruh
Published April 5, 2021 at 2:42pm
In a concurring opinion Monday, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said social-media companies have too much power over public speech, suggesting they be treated as utilities so they can be regulated by the government.
The solo opinion came in the court’s dismissal of a case over former President Donald Trump’s efforts to block critics from his personal Twitter account.