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I read that public officials blocking people on Twitter goes against the 1st amendment. So, what is the difference? To be precise, blocking based on viewpoint was held to go against the First Amendment. The ruling would not apply to blocking for other reasons such as off-topic content, harassment, spam, and so on. President Trump blocked someone on Twitter....


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You misunderstood that this applies to personal accounts - it was the other way around: they ruled that Trump's "personal" account was de facto a government account and should be treated as such. And it should go without saying that the government can't arbitrarily block people from following and discussing its (even informal) announcements. Trump ...


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