president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, has on Thursday evening Danish time, signed a presidential decree, which allows for changes in a law that protects companies behind social media.
The typing of the news agencies Reuters and AP.
According to the Reuters Trump said that he would scrap or amend a law that removes the social media legal immunity. Immunity protects them from being held responsible for what their users write.
Legal experts, however, questioned the decree's importance and points out that a change in the law will first have to be voted through in the Congress. It writes the AP.
the Escalation comes after Twitter has set a faktatjek-sticker on a Trump-tweet about the postal votes that were stamped as misleading.
the Label refers to a new text, where it says that the president 'mistakenly claim that postal voting would lead to electoral fraud'. According to experts, they are only rarely associated with electoral fraud.
twitter's new initiatives got Trump to react strongly on the very same platform.
Republicans feel that social media platforms totally suppress conservative votes. We will regulate them heavily or shut them down, before we will allow this to happen, he wrote on without deepening, he thundered.
the Facebook ceo, Mark Zuckerberg, spoke out on the night of Thursday local time is critical of Trump's announcement.
- I will need to understand precisely what they are going to do. But in general I think not, in fact, that it is the right response, if a government chooses to censor a platform, because it is concerned about censorship, said in an interview with Fox News.
Neither Facebook nor Twitter have commented on the matter.